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Edition:
Trium vocum carmina.

Nuremberg: Hieronymus Formschneider, 1538, vdm: 41

Title page:

TENOR || TRIVM VOCVM CARMINA || A DIVERSIS MVSICIS COMPOSITA.|| Cum privilegio Caesareae atque Regiae maiestatis ad sexennium.||

[other partbooks:]
DISCANTVS ||
BASSVS ||

Colophon:

Impressum Nürenberge per Hieronymum || Formschneider.|| 1538.||

Editor:

[Wilhelm Breitengraser]

Place of printing:

Nuremberg

Printer:
Hieronymus Formschneider
Year:
1538
Further information on dating:
from colophon
Catalogue references:
RISM B/1:
1538/9
VD16:
T 2011
Boeker-Heil:
21
vdm:
41
Further details:

All compositions are without text, title or composer’s name. The tenor partbooks in Berlin and Jena have some attributions and text inserted by hand.

Type of source:

Polyphonic music book

Language:

Latin

Format:
4º oblong
Musical layout:
partbook
Number of partbooks:
3
Privilege:

Cum privilegio Caesareae atque Regiae maiestatis ad sexennium. (title page)

Autopsy copy:

Not yet inspected.

Technique for printing music:

single impression

Genre:
motet, German Lied setting (Tenorlied), polyphonic song, mass ordinary
Number of voices:
3
Notation:
Mensural notation
Repertoire:

One hundred pieces without text and author, including eighteen German Lieder, arranged by mode. The Tenor partbook of the copy in D-Ju gives ascriptions to Ludwig Senfl, Henricus Isaac, Antoine Brumel, Hayne [van Ghizeghem], Josquin des Prez, Jacob Obrecht, Loÿset Compère, Heinrich Finck, Alexander Agricola, Jacobus Barbireau, Hans Buchner, Johannes Ghiselin, Sixt Dietrich, Nicolaus Craen, Arnold von Bruck, Johannes Prioris, Samson. The ascription to Ockeghem related to Eitner is from a later hand.

Secondary literature:

Holzmann, Klaus. “Hieronymus Formschneyders Sammeldruck Trium Vocum Carmina.” Unpublished diss., Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, 1956; Gustavson, Royston. “Hans Ott, Hieronymus Formschneider and the Novum et insigne opus musicum (Nuremberg, 1537-1538).” PhD diss., University of Melbourne, 1998 (158); Judd, Cristle collins. Reading Renaissance Music Theory. Hearing with the Eyes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000 (103)

   

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