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Edition:
Musicae, id est artis canendi, libri duo.

Nuremberg: Johann Petreius, 1537, vdm: 550

Title page:

MVSICAE,|| ID EST, ARTIS CA=||NENDI LIBRI DVO.|| autor || Sebaldus Heyden.|| [woodcut arms of Nuremberg] || Cum priuilegio Imp. ad sexennium.|| Norimbergae apud Ioh. Petreium, Anno || salutis M.D.XXXVII.||

Author:
Sebald Heyden
Place of printing:

Nuremberg

Printer:
Johann Petreius
Year:
1537
Further information on dating:
from title page
Catalogue references:
RISM B/6:
p. 412
VD16:
H 3380
vdm:
550
Type of source:

Theory book

Language:

Latin

Format:
Printed area:
102 x 158 mm
Number of leaves:
62
Original foliation:
[4], pp. 1-115
Collation:

A-O4, P6.

Privilege:

Cum priuilegio Imp. ad sexennium. (on title page)

Autopsy copy:

GB-Lbl 556.c.4 (2)

Technique for printing music:

single impression; individual notes printed from type

Single impression music font:

Petreius Small

Measurements:

staff: 10 x 9 mm.
There are also larger staff lines of 19 mm (not with notation, but solmisation).

Remarks on printing:

Solmisation syllables to insert in music.

Genre:
example in theory book
Number of voices:
1, 2, 4
Notation:
Mensural notation
Number of staff lines:
5, 6, 8
Repertoire:

Examples of fugues by Josquin, Obrecht, Ockeghem and others.

Dedicatee:

Hieronymus Baumgartner the Elder

Contributors:

Thomas Venatorius; Sebald Heyden

Paratexts:

A2r-A4r: Clarissimo viro, Dn. Hieronymo Baumgartnero, Mecoenati suo digissimo, Sebaldus Heyden S.P.D., dated Ex Musae nostro Sebaldino. Calendis Martijs M.D. XXXVII.
A4r: Ad lectorem musicum, Tho. Venatorij Carmen.
A4v: Index libri primi, Index libri secundi.
Index of errata on final folio.

Secondary literature:

Teramoto, Mariko, and Armin Brinzing. Katalog der Musikdrucke des Johannes Petreius in Nürnberg (Catalogus musicus 14). Kassel: 1993

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