Desprez, Josquin

Josquin Desprez (c. 1450-1521) is often called the most important composer of the Renaissance period. His name is derived from the Flemish ‘Josken’ (Little Joseph). Very little is known about ...

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Déploration sur la mort de Johan Ockeghem : for ensemble, 1995 / Josquin des Prez, [instr.:] Klaas de Vries

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Large ensemble (12 or more players)
Scoring: 1021 1000 perc hp vl 2vla 2vc

O Crux Gloriosa: Four Motets and One Mass on the Holy Cross : for 4 and 5 voices / Various authors; transcribed and edited by Cees Wagemakers

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Scoring: GK

Chants and madrigals : for mixed choir, 1980 / words by Klary F. Schipper, Daan Manneke

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Scoring: GK8

Psalm 119 : for mixed choir / Kris Oelbrandt; translation Kees Waaijman

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Scoring: GK4

An einen Frühverstorbenen : opus 32, voor 8-stemmig gemengd koor a cappella, 1991 / tekst van Georg Trakl, Huub Kerstens

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Scoring: GK8



Collectio Canticorum : 50 sacred songs for 4-6 voices (Volume 2) / Various composers, assembled by Joannes Otto; transcribed and edited by Cees Wagemakers

Publisher's number: 17024
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Scoring: GK
Remarks: Early Music edition. This collection is assembled by Joannes Otto, and dedicated to Emperor Ferdinand.
Year of composition: 1537
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)
Senfl, Ludwig (composer)
Nicolas Gombert: Vias tuas - Trahe nos ad portum (5’30”)
Lupus Hellinck: In te Domine speravi - Quoniam fortitudo mea (6’15”)
Philippe Verdelot: Si bona suscepimus (4’15”)
Costanzo Festa: Ierusalem, Ierusalem (3’45”)
Ludwig Senfl: Vita in ligno - Qui prophetice prompsisti - Qui expansis (6’)
Ludwig Senfl: Nisi Dominus - Cum dederit (6’)
Ludwig Senfl: Ave rosa sine spinis - Dominus tecum (6’45”)
Ludwig Senfl: Domine, non est exaltatum - Sicut ablactus est (5’30”)
Ludwig Senfl: O sacrum convivium (3’30”)
Ludwig Senfl: Attendite, universi populi (3’15”)
Ludwig Senfl: Ecce Dominus veniet (2’30”)
Leonhard Paminger: Si Deus pro nobis - Quis igitur (6’45”)
Ludwig Senfl: De profundis clamavi - A custodia matutina (6’30”)
Johann Heugel: Laudate pueri Dominum - Quis sicut Dominus (7’)
Matthias Eckel: Cantate Domino à 5 (2’)
The Thüringer Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Jena (University Library of Jena, Germany), ThULB, contains a treasure of printed music from the Renaissance. There are 58 different collections, all printed between 1526 and 1544, in Nuremberg, Wittenberg, Strassburg, Rome, Venice, Paris. Even in Italy or France a number of editions like this is not easy to be found. These 58 collections, bound together in 13 Portions (so-called Konvolute) contain nearly 2000 vocal works of all kinds: Masses, Motets, Hymns, Madrigals, Psalms, Magnificat, Lieder etc. Some of the authors are forgotten.
The collection was founded by Friedrich III, der Weise (Frederick the Wise, 1463-1525) who started a private collection in Wittenberg. The collection was expanded by his successors. In 1548 the collections was transferred to Jena. One of the contributors was Georg Rhau, the cantor of the Thomaskirche in Leipzig, who founded a printing company in Wittenberg later on. "Novum et insigne opus musicum sex, quinque et quatuor vocum, cuius in
Germania hactenus nihil simile usquam est editum, Norimb. 1537" is the subject of this transcription.
Cees Wagemakers

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