Edition Michael Procter

Renaissance choral music

Catalogue of editions by the late Michael Procter

Scoring

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
7 voices
SSAATTB Scoring legend
de Rore, Cipriano, Descendi in hortum meum EMP0724 £3.75
Assumption BVM (August 15) - Antiphon - Ed: Keith Bennett and Michael Procter ISMN M-2056-0724-1
A lovely Song of Songs setting in the unusual scoring for 7 voices, offered a tone lower than the original pitch.
Handl, Jakob (Gallus), Gaudeamus omnes fideles EMP0468 £1.50
All Saints (November 1) (Manuscript edition) ISMN M-2056-0468-4
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso), Lagrime di S Pietro EMP0143 £20.00
Passiontide (Manuscript edition) ISMN M-2056-0143-10
The final and greatest work of Orlandus Lassus, now recorded by Hofkapelle: a cycle of 21 movements - 20 sacred madrigals with Italian texts by Luigi Tansillo, and a final Latin motet, thought to be by Lassus himself. This practical edition is based on the edition by Therstappen (1935), corrected and where necessary transposed.
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso), Regina coeli EMP0564 £3.50
Eastertide - Marian Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0564-3
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso), Vide homo EMP1021 £3.50
Non-liturgical ISMN M-2056-1021-10
The final section of Lassus' monumental Lagrime di San Pietro, it is the only verse of the 21 with a Latin text, assumed to have been written by Lassus himself, which puts accusing words into the mouth of the Crucified. It may well have been the last piece of music Lassus wrote, for it is dated only weeks before his death in 1594. Here down a 4th from the original high pitch.
Lassus, Roland de (Orlandus Lassus, Orlando di Lasso), Vide homo EMP1022 £3.00
Non-liturgical ISMN M-2056-1022-7
The final section of Lassus' monumental Lagrime di San Pietro, it is the only verse of the 21 with a Latin text, assumed to have been written by Lassus himself, which puts accusing words into the mouth of the Crucified. It may well have been the last piece of music Lassus wrote, for it is dated only weeks before his death in 1594. Here at the original high pitch.
Merulo, Claudio, Bonum est confiteri Domino EMP0780 £3.00
Lent - Respond ISMN M-2056-0780-7
This is the text of Psalm 91, 1-6. It finds frequent application in the liturgy, for example in the period after Epiphany. Revised edition 2008.