Promptuarium Musicum: Motets through the Liturgical Year (Volume I) : for 5, 6, 7 & 8 voices and basso continuo (Motets for Various Feasts and Sundays) / Collected by Abraham SchadÆus; transcribed and edited by Cees Wagemakers

Publisher's number: 14730
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Instruments: GK
Remarks: Early Music Edition. Single titles available separately.
Year of composition: 1612
Status: Unique collection of Renaissance manuscripts transposed to contemporary notation. Hundreds of vocal works that had been hidden away in various libraries across Europe, now available for the first time, thanks to tireless work of editor Cees Wagemakers.

Other authors:
Wagemakers, Cees (editor)
SchadÆus, Abraham (curator)
Giovanni Battista Stefanini (1574-1630): Christus resurgens mortuis à 5 (2’45”)
Caspar Vincent (1580-1624): Salve sacra dies à 8 (4’45”)
Orazio Vecchi (1550-1605): Cantemus lætis vultibus à 8 (1’45”)
Ludovico Casali (1575-1647): Cognoverunt discipuli à 8 (3’15”)
Giovanni Franc. Ramella (fl. 1590-1615): Consolamini populi à 8 (4’15”)
Pompeo Signorucci (fl. 1602): Surrexit pastor bonus à 8 (3’15”)
Giuglio Osculati (? -1615): Ego veritatem dico vobis à 5 (3’)
Benedetto Bagni (? -fl. 1608): Vocem iucunditatis à 8 (2’15”)
Giovanni Battista Dulcini (?-?): Exivi a Patre à 8 (3’)
Arcangelo Borsaro (c. 1560-1617): Congratulamini mihi omnes à 6 (2’30”)
Nicolò Rubini (1575-1625): Virtute magna à 6 (2’15”)
Nicolaus Zangius (1570-1619): Surrexit Christus, spes mea à 8 (4’15”)
Giovanni Battista Stefanini (1574-1630): Ardens est cor meum à 8 (3’15”)
Anon.: Congratulamini mihi omnes à 8 (3’30”)
Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1555-1612): Ego sum, qui sum à 8 (4’30”)
Leone Leoni (c. 1550-1627): Angelus Domini à 8 (4’45”)
Orazio Vecchi (1550-1605): Surgite populi à 8 (4’)
In the years 1611 and 1612 two voluminous collections of motets appeared with the name Promptuarium Musicum, volumes I and II.
Both volumes consisted of 100 motets each, to be used during the liturgical year. The first book (1611) contained motets for sundays during Advent, Nativity, The Feast of the Name of Jesus, Epiphany, The Purification of the Virgin Mary, The Annunciation, Occasions of penitence, Lent period, and the Passion of the Lord. The second book (1612) contained motets on Antiphones, Introits, Graduals, Hymns etc. for several individual sundays, and feasts as Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, and several Communion motets. Later appeared more than 200 motets of other liturgical feasts through the year.

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