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
General use
Byrd, William, Ave verum corpus EMP0034 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend Motet general ISMN M-2056-0034-1
One of the best-known and favourite pieces from the great Gradualia. The quasi-homophony found in so many highly expressive Renaissance pieces gives it an extraordinary intensity.
Gabrieli, Andrea, O salutaris hostia EMP0282 £2.00
SAABa ATTB Scoring legend Motet general ISMN M-2056-0282-6
Hassler, Hans Leo, Missa II (Missa secunda) EMP1242 £4.00
SATB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1242-9
One of the better-known the masses of Hassler. A high-clef piece usually offered, as here, a third lower than notated.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1317 Transposed down a fourth
Hassler, Hans Leo, Missa II (Missa secunda) EMP1317 £4.00
SATB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1317-4
One of the better-known the masses of Hassler. A high-clef piece, here offered a fourth lower than notated.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1242 Transposed down a third
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, Ego sum panis: Panis quem ego EMP0181 £2.00
SSATB Scoring legend Communion (Manuscript edition) ISMN M-2056-0181-2
Victoria, Tomas Luis de, Missa Vidi speciosam EMP1245 £5.80
SSATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1245-10
One of Victoria's loveliest masses, based on his own setting of the Song of Songs text (also available from us.) This version is the standard 4th below the pitch of the high-clef original: other pitches available on request.
See also:
EMP1122 Victoria, Tomas Luis de Vidi speciosam
Wert, Giaches de, O sacrum convivium EMP0492 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Communion ISMN M-2056-0492-9