Edition Michael Procter

Renaissance choral music

Catalogue of editions by the late Michael Procter


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

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Title Catalogue number Price
6 voices
SAATBaB Scoring legend
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso), Infelix ego EMP0560 £3.75
Penitential ISMN M-2056-0560-5
A stark setting of the opening passage of Savonarola's meditation on Psalm 50 (51) Miserere mei Deus. This text, which was already translated into many languages in the 16th century, was set by many composers. Lassus' setting, scored originally for mezzo, alto, alto, tenor, bass and subbass (ideal for male voices) is here offered a tone higher. Set in the Phrygian mode, which offers little scope for relief, it nonetheless moves from despair to confidence.
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso), Multae tribulationes justorum EMP0562 £2.00
Non-liturgical - Psalm-Motet ISMN M-2056-0562-9
Merulo, Claudio, Laetabimur in salutari tuo EMP0779 £2.00
Lent - Communion ISMN M-2056-0779-1
The text is the Communion on the Tuesday following the 4th Sunday in Lent.
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, Ecce sacerdos magnus EMP0567 £3.50
Feasts of Confessors and Doctors of the Church - Introitus ISMN M-2056-0567-4
Insecurely attributed to Palestrina, this is nonetheless a fine piece.