19 Motets (Volume 2) : for 6-7 voices / Various authors; transcribed and edited by Cees Wagemakers

Publisher's number: 17003
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Scoring: GK
Remarks: Early Music Edition.
Year of composition: 1550
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:
Desprez, Josquin (Composer)
Gascogne, Mathieu (Composer)
Mouton, Jean (Composer)
Wagemakers, Cees (Editor)
Anonymous (Early Music) (Composer)
Anon.: Pater Noster (4’15”)
Anon.: Ave Maria (4’15”)
Jean Mouton: Spiritus Domini (4’15”)
Anon.: Maria peperit filium suum - Et ecce angelus (5’30”)
Josquin DesPrez: O bone et dulcissime Iesu - Si ergo commisi (7’45”)
Mathieu Gascogne: Bone Iesu dulcissime (2’)
Jean Mouton: Illuminare Ierusalem - Interrogabat magos Herodes (5’45”)
Josquin DesPrez: Ave Maria… Virgo serena (5’45”)
Jean Mouton: In illo tempore Maria Magdalena - Dic nobis Maria (6’)
The Bavarian State Library (Bayerische Staats Bibliothek in Munich, Germany) has a unique collection of large folio format choirbooks from the Bavarian court music ensemble, predominantly from the time of Orlando di Lasso serving as court music director. Several splendidly illustrated choir books originally belonged to the personal collection of the Bavarian dukes. The most beautiful one is the collection of motets by Cipriano de Rore for Duke Albrecht V, also available at Donemus (D 16092). Choirbooks have all the parts on two facing pages, in contrast to the separate books for each voice that we see mostly in Renaissance editions. So a page turn had to come at the same moment for all the voices. The Munich manuscript BSB 41 (without title) contains 19 motets for 6-8 voices. Most of them are without attribution, but concordant sources help us with attribution to their composer.
Cees Wagemakers, 2018

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