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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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Collectio Canticorum : 50 sacred songs for 4-6 voices (Volume 3) / Various composers, assembled by Joannes Otto; transcribed and edited by Cees Wagemakers

Publisher's number: 17025
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Instruments: GK
Remarks: Early Music edition. Single titles available separately. 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)
Contains:
Josquin Desprez: In exitu Israel de Ægypto - Deus autem noster - Dominus memor fuit (15’)
Josquin Desprez: Qui habitat in adiutorio - Non accedet ad te malum (11’)
Josquin Desprez: Benedicite omnia opera (7’:30”)
Ludwig Senfl: Virga Iesse - Iam patet in Virgine (6’15”)
Heinrich Isaac: Virgo prudentissima (2’45”)
Ludwig Senfl: Beati omnes - Benedicat tibi Dominus (4’)
Ludwig Senfl: Ecce quam bonum - Quoniam ilic mandavit (11’45”)
Ludwig Senfl: Deus in adiutorium meum - Exsultent in te (5’30”)
Matthias Eckel: Deus in nomine tuo - Averte mala (7’15”)
Jean Courtois: Domine quis habitabit - Ad nihilum deductus (6’)
Elzéar Genet (‘Carpentras’): Cantate Domino à 4 (9’30”)
Thomas Stolzer: Beatus vir qui non abiit - Non sic impii (6’)
Description:
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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