Edition Michael Procter

Renaissance choral music

Catalogue of editions by the late Michael Procter

Liturgical occasion

Singers around the world will be pleased to know that Edition Michael Procter is available again, following the sad death of Michael Procter in 2012. His large collection of sacred choral music by renaissance composers is a very valuable resource for choirs, churches and music lovers.

There are an estimated 850 pieces in the catalogue (including versions offered in different transpositions), mostly transcribed by Michael from original sources in libraries all over Europe. These will be verified and re-catalogued over the next few years.

Orders and enquiries are welcome now at info@edition-mp.com and will be produced and sold by Peacock Press.

A note on prices

While the process of verification goes on, please treat these prices as indicative. Up to date prices can be obtained from info@edition-mp.com

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Title Catalogue number Price
Liturgia defunctorum
Croce, Giovanni, Requiem I EMP0800 £5.00
ATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0800-2
This is the San Marco setting of the Requiem whose manuscript bears the date 1598.
Croce, Giovanni, Requiem II EMP0801 £3.75
ATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0801-9
This is the second, very simple setting of the Requiem.
De la Rue, Pierre, Missa pro Defunctis EMP0411 £5.80
SATB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0411-10
The famous Requiem which is scored in abysmally low clefs (including Gamma-3). It is here offered at the correct transposition, which works out at SATB pitch, but is also available at the original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0583 Original pitch (abysmally low)
De la Rue, Pierre, Missa pro Defunctis (orig. pitch) EMP0583 £5.00
various Scoring legend Mass Propers ISMN M-2056-0583-4
Although the original cleffing clearly indicates transposition, we also offer the work here at original pitch. Some movements are in normal (SATB) clefs, while others use the rare Gamma-3 clef taking the lowest Bass voice down to bottom Bflat.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0411 Transposed for SATB
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso), Sanctus EMP0565 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0565-10
A reconstruction of a movement from a Requiem which survives only in an organ score.