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Collection of 11 motets and 3 cantatas, mostly by Giacomo Carissimi and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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MS. Mus. c. 595

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A collection of 11 motets and 3 cantatas, mostly by Giacomo Carissimi and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Score in the hand of an English copyist. In addition to the main score (fols. 2-44v), the instrumental sections of five of the Carissimi motets are also copied in score separately (fols. 45-51).

a (fols. 2-4) G. P. da Palestrina: H[a]ec dies quam fecit Dominus. From the 3rd book of motets (1575). For SAATTB;

b (fols. 4-7) G. Carissimi: Suscitavit Dominus. For ATB, 2 violins, viola da gamba and continuo;

c (fols. 7v-10) G. Carissimi: Surgamus, eamus, properemus. For ATB, 2 violins, viola da gamba and continuo;

d (fols. 10-14) G. Carissimi: In te Domine speravi. For ATB, 2 violins, viola da gamba and continuo;

e (fols. 14-16v) G. Carissimi: Militia est vita hominis. For SSB, 2 violins, viola da gamba and continuo;

f (fols. 17-20v) [Anon.]: Deus misereatur nostri. For ATB and instruments. Copied out incompletely;

g (fols. 20v-23) G. Carissimi: Audite sancti. For SSB and continuo. Copied out incompletely (without the continuo line);

h (fols. 23-28v) G. Carissimi: Turbabuntur impii. For ATB, 2 violins, viola da gamba and continuo. The instrumental parts are only copied in the separate instrumental score (fols. 47v-48);

i (fols. 29-31v) [F. M. Marini, here attrib. to G. Carissimi]: Anima mea. For SAB and continuo. Copied without the continuo line;

j (fols. 31v-36) [G. F. Sances]: Plagae tuae Domine. For ATB and continuo. Copied without the continuo line;

k (fols. 36v-40) [M. Monferrato]: Salve Regina. For ATB and continuo. Copied without the continuo line;

l (fols. 40-41v) [Anon.]: Mortale [i.e. mortali] che fate. For ATB and continuo. Copied without the continuo line;

m (fols. 42-43) [M. Savioni, here attrib. to G. Carissimi]: Sospiri che fate. For SSB and continuo. Copied without the continuo line;

n (fols. 43-44v) G. Carissimi [attrib.]: Corete amante [i.e. Correte amanti]. For SSB and continuo. Copied without the continuo line;

o (fols. 45-51) Instrumental sections (2 violins and viola da gamba (marked here 'Viola')) in score for items (b), (c), (e), (h) and (d).

Dates

  • c 1815

Extent

52 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 595

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15947

Abstract

11 motets and 3 cantatas, mostly by Giacomo Carissimi and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, in score, c 1815.

Biographical / Historical

Giacomo Carissimi (1605-1674) was a composer, organist and teacher. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525/6-1594) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Owned by W. H. Bawtree (signature, fol. 1). Former shelfmark (Faculty of Music Library): M.S.L. 13. c. 8.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 1995.

Physical Facet

Watermark dates: 1813, 1814, 1815. Binding: half calf with marbled paper covered boards.
Title
Collection of 11 motets and 3 cantatas, mostly by Giacomo Carissimi and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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