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70/2713 Music Manuscript songbook
70/2713 Music  Manuscript songbook
70/2713 Music  Manuscript songbook
70/2713 Music  Manuscript songbook
70/2713 [Music]. Manuscript songbook, mainly sacred works,, n.d. (±1600), (42 manuscript), (13 blank), (19 ms.), (38 blank),(25 ms.), (39 blank), (24 ms.), (16 blank) leaves, pen and ink on manuscript staves, all but two recto and verso, contemp. vellum.

- Occas. w. later annots. in pencil (sometimes identifying the composer, sometimes on the number of voices required); lacks one leaf and one leaf dam. (with loss of music). Occas. cut sl short (affecting the numbering of the pieces in the manuscript, which from no.30 onwards stop altogether); occas. trifle soiled in margins. Contents otherwise fine. Binding warped and vellum soiled.

= A very interesting and important source for late 16th and early 17th cent. European continental music, containing over 90 pieces of mostly spiritual music by some of the most famous composers of the time as well as of lesser well known or even unknown composers. Only one piece in the manuscript is dated (no.34 of the list below, by Melchior Franck, dated "13. Jul: 1627"). The manuscript is written in several different hands, which implies that it was done by various copyists. Copying music by scribes was done well into the 18th century, and was deemed more efficient and cheaper than the printing of sheetmusic. Mother copies all over Europe were used for easy and relatively swift dissemination of (parts of) music by scribes.

Contents: 1. Jacobi Handl (=J. Gallus). "Quid admiramini licet mirabile tamen possibile"; 2. J. Handl (?). "Cor meum & caro me exultaverunt in deum vivum" (Psalm 83); 3. J. Handl. "Laus et per genis gloria Deo patri"; 4. J.L. Hassler. "Omnes gentes plaudite manibus"; 5. J.L. Hassler. "Guadete filiae"; 6. Hannibal Stabilis. "Kyrie Elei son"; 7. Bartholomeus Gesius. "Benedicat tibi dominus"; 8. Anonymous. "Proelia sunt belli proelia"; 9. J. Handl. "Hodie natus est salvator mundi"; 10. Bartholomeus Gesius. "Das alte Jahr ist nun vergangen"; 11. Bartholomeus Gesius. [Unidentified]; 12. Anonymous. "Cantus. Das alte Jar vergangen ist" (cf.; 12 [= 13]. Nicolaus Zangius. "Dilectus meus mihi et ego illi"; 13 [=14]. Nikolaus Zangius. "Laudate dominum" and "Laudate Laudent illum coeli, terra, mare et omnis creatura eius" [the latter with "In tympano" sections]; 14 [= 15]. Anonymous. "Echo ad Ducem Joannem Cristianum"; 15 [= 16]. Anonymous. (Not traceable) (First leaf torn out; second leaf dam.); 16 [= 17]. Anonymous. "Echo ad Ducem Georgium Rudolphium"; 17 [= 18]. Johann L. Hassler. "Si bona suscipimus de manu Domini" (cf.; 18 [= 19]. Anonymous. "Pater noster, qui est in coelis"; 19 [= 20]. Anonymous (w. later attribution in pencil to Ascanio Trombetti). "Paratum cor meum" (see; 20 [= 21]. Anonymous (w. later illegible attribution). "Surge: Propera amica mea"; 21 [= 22]. Anonymous. "Laudate nomen domini"; 22 [= 23]. Anonymous (identified as Thomas Elsbeth in contemp. hand in pen and ink at top of the page). "Vidi Dominum facie ad faciem"; 23 [= 24]. Anonymous (w. later attribution in pencil to (Christian) Erbach). "Legem pone mihi domine"; 24 [=25]. Anonymous. "Fac mecum signum in bonum in bonum"; 25 [= 26]. Anonymous (w. later attribution in pencil to Thomas Elsbeth). "Complacuit domino in te"; 26 [= 27]. Anonymous. "Commenda domino viam tuam"; 27 [= 28]. Anonymous. "Magna fecit mecum dominus"; 28 [= 29]. Anonymous (w. later attribution in pencil to Thomas Elsbeth). "Nil vigili praestat mentem"; 29 [= 30]. Anonymous. "Nunc singula laetemus"; 30 [= 31]. Anonymous (w. later attribution in pencil to Thomas Walliser). "Laetus age laeta age aligeri heroes"; (32). Anonymous (w. later attribution in pencil to Thomas Walliser). "Caetus vigebit noster"; (33). Jacob Handl. "Veniet tempus, in quo salvabitur populus" (cf.; (34). Melchior Franck. "Mein Freund komme in seine Garten" (dated at the end "13. Jul: 1627"); (35). Anonymous. "Cantate domino cantionum novum"; (36). Orlando di Lasso. "Dixit Joseph undecim fratribus" (see; (37). Giovanni Bassano. "Dic nobis Maria" (see; (38). Claudio Merulo. "Jubilate deo" (see; (39). Ippolito Baccusi. "Si bona suscepimus" (cf.; (40). Giovanni Gabrieli. "Cantate domino canticum novum" (see; (41). Anonymous. "Beatus vir qui suffert tentatione"; (41). Anonymous. "Gloria in excelsis deo"; (42). Anonymous. "In coelestibus regnis regnis sanctorum habitatio est"; (43). Anonymous. "Salva nos domine[?] vigilantes"; (44). Anonymous. "Consilium autem domini manet in aeternum"; (45). Anonymous. "Domine misericordia tua in seculum"; (46). Anonymous. "Domine misericordia tua in seculum seculi"; (47). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (48). Anonymous. "Ein tugenstsames Weib ist ein [...?] edle Gabe"; (49). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (50). (Orazio Vecchi?). "Io son restato qui sconsolatto"; (51). Anonymous. "Tant vous ales doulx Guillemette"; (52). Alessandro Striggio. "Nasce la pena mia" (see; (53). Jacob Handl. "Haec est dies quam fecit dominus" (see; (54). Isaac Praetorius. "Qui fers Christum"; (55). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (56). Anonymous. "Erhalt uns herr beij deinem Wort"; (57). Christian Boselius. (German song. Unread); (58). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (59). Clemens non Papa. "Maria Magdalene et altera Maria" (see; (60). Jakob Meiland. "Thomas qui dicitur Didymus" (see; (61). Anonymous. "Maria virgo regia"; (62). Anonymous. "Nunc dimitis"; (63). Anonymous. "Ecce annuncio vobis gaudium magnum"; (64). Anonymous. "O crux ave spes unica"; (65). J.L. Hassler. "Alleluia laudem dicite deo nostro" (see; (66). G. de Wert. "Transeunte domino clamabat" (see:; (67). G.P. da Palestrina. "Vestiva i colli" (see:; (68). Orazio Vecchi. "Che Comanda sta bevanda nasce al monte montemola" (cf.; (69). G.G. Gastoldi. "A lieta vita amor ci in Vita" (see; (70). Anonymous. "Di pensier in pensier io vo pensando"; (71). I. de Vento. "Ich stund an einem Morg" (see:; (72). Anonymous. "Der Maij kommt nun"; (73). Nicolaus Zangius (German song. Unread); (74). Gregor Zange. "Da Jesus an dam Kreuze stundt"; (75). C.T. Walliser (later attribution in pencil to H.L. Hassler). "An Wasserflüssen Babilon" (cf.; (76). Anonymous. "Der Christ der an uns stimmet wol"; (77). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (78). C.T. Walliser. "Nun lob mein Seel den Herren" (see; (79). Anonymous. "Lobet heut Marien Söhnelein"; (80). Anonymous. "Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist"; (81). Anonymous. "Gottes Sohn ist Mensch geborn" (see; (82). Anonymous. "Galliarda"/ "Paduan Jean Gros[?]"/ "Paduan Lacrima"; (83). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (84). Jacobus de Wert. "Egressus Jesus Miserere" (not traced); (85). Anonymous. "Passion. Höret das Leiden unseres Herren Jesus Christi aus [dem Evangelists?] Joannes" ((13)p.); (85). Longueval, J. A. "Passio. Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Matheum" ((10)p.) (see; (86). Anonymous. "Es ging ein [Mensch?"] (...) Sancte lieber domina" ((7)p.; German and Latin text intermingled); (87). Anonymous. "Rex regum dives in omnes" (cf., listing a similarly titled work by Thomas Elsbeth); (88). Anonymous. "Christ ist erstanden von der Marter alle"; (89). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (90). Abraham Meisner. (German song. Unread) (no composer "Abraham Meisner" traced); (91). Georgius Leusner. (German song. Unread); (92). Anonymous. (German song. Unread); Anonymous. (German song. Unread); (93). Joachim a Burck. "Der Heiland ist erstanden" (see SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXV.

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