Edition Michael Procter

Renaissance choral music

Catalogue of editions by the late Michael Procter

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Singers around the world will be pleased to know that Edition Michael Procter is available again, following the sad death of Michael Procter in 2012. His large collection of sacred choral music by renaissance composers is a very valuable resource for choirs, churches and music lovers.

There are an estimated 850 pieces in the catalogue (including versions offered in different transpositions), mostly transcribed by Michael from original sources in libraries all over Europe. These will be verified and re-catalogued over the next few years.

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Title Catalogue number Price
Croce, Giovanni
Croce, Giovanni (1556-1609) Show the biography
Anima mea liquefacta est EMP0726 £3.50
SATB ATTB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0726-5
Aspice Domine Show the score EMP0648 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend 1st Sunday in November - Respond ISMN M-2056-0648-10
A penitential piece: Look down O Lord from thy holy seat and think on us...
Audi Domine Show the score EMP0651 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Pentecost (Whitsun) - Respond ISMN M-2056-0651-10
Hear the voice and prayer...
Ave Virgo sponsa Dei EMP0727 £3.50
SATB ATTB Scoring legend Marian Feasts - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0727-2
Benedicta sit Sancta Trinitas EMP0719 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Holy Trinity - Introitus ISMN M-2056-0719-7
This delightful piece for the feast of Holy Trinity, from the Cantiones Sacrae, was also collected by Schadeus in the third volume of his Promptuarii Musici in 1613. It shares with other pieces in the collection a felicitous melodic gift and elegant imitation.
Benedictus Dominus Deus…Benedicti qui pugnant. EMP0808 £3.00
SATB ATTB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-0808-8
A text found in no other setting, its belligerent - indeed pugnacious - character makes it apparent that it was written either for the annual Lepanto commemoration, or to celebrate the Habsburg victory at Sisak in 1593. The source collection, Croce's first book of double-choir motets of 1594, was dedicated to Raimondo Della Torre, the Ambassador to Venice of the Holy Roman Empire.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1008 Set of parts
Benedictus Dominus Deus…Benedicti qui pugnant. EMP1008 £10.00
SATB ATTB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-1008-1
A text found in no other setting, its belligerent - indeed pugnacious - character makes it apparent that it was written either for the annual Lepanto commemoration, or - most likely - to celebrate the Habsburg victory at Sisak in 1593. The source collection, Croce's first book of double-choir motets of 1594, was dedicated to Raimondo Della Torre, the Ambassador to Venice of the Holy Roman Empire. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0808 Full score
newBuccinate EMP0066 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Ascension - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0066-2
One of my earliest transcriptions, made as a student in the 1970s, now finally typeset. A splendid piece appropriate for the Ascension but presumably originally written for the annual Lepanto celebration at S. Giustina, for which the phrase 'exultate Deo adjutori nostro' would have been very apposite.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1004 Set of parts
newBuccinate EMP1004 £8.75
SATB SATB Scoring legend Ascension - Motet general ISMN M-2056-1004-3
A splendid piece appropriate for the Ascension but presumably originally written for the annual Lepanto celebration at S. Giustina, for which the phrase 'exultate Deo adjutori nostro' would have been very apposite. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0066 Full score
Cantate Domino canticum novum EMP0647 £2.00
MATB Scoring legend General Use - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0647-3
A simple but effective setting of verses from Ps. 95, from Croce's 4-part motets of 1597. The collection was obviously intended for 'normal' church choirs, such as the parish choir at S. Maria Formosa, where Croce was a priest. The scorings are mostly 'ad aequales', i.e. in 'close-together' clefs allowing for transposition up or down according to the singers available.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0962 Version a fourth higher than the original
Cantate Domino canticum novum EMP0962 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend General Use - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0962-7
A transposed version a fourth higher than the original, ideal for modern mixed choirs.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0647 Original pitch version
Custodi nos Domine/Sub umbra alarum EMP0882 Not available separately
SATB MATB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-0882-8
Decantabat populus EMP0723 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Sunday after Pentecost - Respond ISMN M-2056-0723-4
Croce's motet of 1594, which provided the model for his mass.
Descendi in hortum meum EMP0733 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0733-3
A beautiful setting of a Song of Songs text.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1042 A semitone lower than the original.
Descendi in hortum meum EMP1042 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1042-5
A beautiful setting of a Song of Songs text. Here a semitone lower than the original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0733 Original pitch
Deus canticum novum EMP0990 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-0990-10
This version is at the original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0813 A third lower
Deus in adjutorium meum intende EMP0738 £2.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Versicle and Response ISMN M-2056-0738-8
A setting not found in the original print but included in a manuscript copy of Croce's Vespers music in the Staats- und Stadtbibliothek Augsburg. Here in a performing edition transposed down a fourth.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0989 Original pitch
Deus in adjutorium meum intende EMP0989 £2.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Versicle and Response ISMN M-2056-0989-4
This setting is included in a manuscript copy of Croce's Vespers music in the Staats- und Stadtbibliothek Augsburg. This version is at the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0738 A fourth lower
Diligam te Domine Show the score EMP0718 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend 2nd Sunday after Pentecost - Introit Psalm ISMN M-2056-0718-10
This attractive piece from Croce's Cantiones Sacrae is also preserved in a manuscript in the library of the Basilica di San Marco in Venice, now kept at the Fondazione Levi. It is a setting of the opening of Psalm 17, in the version in the Gallican Psalter (cf Andrea Gabrieli Psalmi Poenitentiali). The liturgical use is somewhat obscure; it is, however, noteworthy that Giovanni Gabrieli also set the same text in his 1597 collection.
Duo Seraphim clamabant EMP0820 £3.00
SSATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Trinity ISMN M-2056-0820-10
One of the shorter pieces in the 1610 collection. It has - naturally - a duo for 'Duo Seraphim' and a trio for 'Tres sunt', and only two tutti passages with the Ripieno, the second with a concluding 'Alleluia'.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1628 Ripieno score
EMP1642 Set of parts
Duo Seraphim clamabant EMP1628 £2.00
SSATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Trinity ISMN M-2056-1628-1
One of the shorter pieces in the 1610 collection. It has - naturally - a duo for 'Duo Seraphim' and a trio for 'Tres sunt', and only two tutti passages with the Ripieno, the second with a concluding 'Alleluia'. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0820 Full score
EMP1642 Set of parts
Duo Seraphim clamabant EMP1642 £8.00
SSATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Trinity ISMN M-2056-1642-7
One of the shorter pieces in the 1610 collection. It has - naturally - a duo for 'Duo Seraphim' and a trio for 'Tres sunt', and only two tutti passages with the Ripieno, the second with a concluding 'Alleluia'. This is the score and parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0820 Full score
EMP1628 Ripieno score
Ecce panis Angelorum EMP0641 £1.50
SATB ATTB Scoring legend Corpus Christi - Sequence ISMN M-2056-0641-1
One of the final verses of St. Thomas Aquinas' Sequence Lauda Sion for Corpus Christi. On its own the text is often used as a hymn at Benediction
Ego rogabo patrem Show the score EMP0652 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend Ascension - Respond ISMN M-2056-0652-7
And I shall pray the Father, and he will send you a new Comforter......
Egredimini et videte Show the score EMP0785 £2.00
SSATB Scoring legend Conception of BVM (December 8) - Introitus ISMN M-2056-0785-2
A lovely gentle Marian piece, available either a 4th (as here) or a tone lower than the original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1044 A tone lower than the original.
Egredimini et videte EMP1044 £2.00
SSATB Scoring legend Conception of BVM (December 8) - Introitus ISMN M-2056-1044-9
A lovely gentle Marian piece, available either a 4th (EMP0785) or a tone lower than the original, as here.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0785 Down a 4th.
Exaudi Deus Show the score EMP0571 £1.50
SATB Scoring legend Lent - Introitus ISMN M-2056-0571-1
A lovely little piece, which has become a favourite. The text (from Psalm 54) was frequently sung as part of the Introit or at the Communion: Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication. Attend unto me, and hear me. Available separately or in 'Three motets for four voices'.
This item is included in:
EMP0342 Three motets for four voices
Factum est silentium EMP0642 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend St. Michael Archangel (September 29) - Respond ISMN M-2056-0642-8
A fine setting of the highly descriptive text.
Gaudeamus omnes EMP0826 £3.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Feasts (interchangeable names) - Introitus ISMN M-2056-0826-2
A piece, probably composed for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, 'in honore Beati N.' so that the name of the Saint being celebrated may be inserted. 'Gaudeamus omnes' suggests the opening of several Introits, but the piece may be sung as required.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1050 For All Saints.
Gaudeamus omnes EMP1050 £3.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend All Saints (November 1) - Introitus ISMN M-2056-1050-10
Version of EMP0826 adapted for use on the Feast of All Saints.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0826 Original version.
Hodie completi sunt Show the score EMP0784 £2.00
SSATB Scoring legend Pentecost (Whitsun) - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0784-5
In monte Oliveti EMP0830 £2.00
MATB Scoring legend In Cena Domini (Maundy Thursday, Gründonnerstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0830-9
Alternative version(s):
EMP0973 A third higher than original pitch
In monte Oliveti EMP0973 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend In Cena Domini (Maundy Thursday, Gründonnerstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0973-3
A version set a third higher than the original, for SATB.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0830 Original pitch
In spiritu humilitatis EMP0274 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Penitential - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0274-1
This very beautiful piece by Giovanni Croce is a setting of one of the Antiphons sung on the first Sunday in Lent (AM 342) - but also part of the prayer spoken by the Priest during the Offertory of the Mass. The text is thus of a penitential character: With humble spirits and contrite hearts may we be accepted by Thee, O Lord: and may our sacrifice be such that it be acceptable to Thee this day, and be pleasing to Thee, O Lord God. The piece was printed in a collection published by Grandi, Motetti a cinque voci (sic) in 1620.
Incipite Domino EMP0067 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Motet general ISMN M-2056-0067-9
One of my earliest transcriptions, made as a student in the 1970s, now finally typeset. A splendid piece making full use of the instrumental references in the text - tympanis, citharis, cymbalis... This performing edition is offered a 4th lower than the high-clef original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0980 Original pitch
This item is also presented as:
EMP1005 Set of parts
Incipite Domino EMP0980 £3.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Motet general ISMN M-2056-0980-1
One of my earliest transcriptions, made as a student in the 1970s, now finally typeset. A splendid piece making full use of the instrumental references in the text - tympanis, citharis, cymbalis... This version is at the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0067 A fourth lower than original pitch
Incipite Domino EMP1005 £10.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Motet general ISMN M-2056-1005-10
A splendid piece making full use of the instrumental references in the text - tympanis, citharis, cymbalis... This performing edition is offered a 4th lower than the high-clef original. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0067 Full score
Incipite Virgini EMP0827 £3.75
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-0827-9
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios
Alternative version(s):
EMP1137 Down a fourth
Incipite Virgini EMP1137 £3.75
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1137-8
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios. This version is a fourth below the high-pitch original.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
Alternative version(s):
EMP0827 Original pitch
This item is also presented as:
EMP1632 Ripieno score
EMP1646 Set of parts
Incipite Virgini EMP1632 £2.00
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1632-8
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios. This is the ripieno score, a fourth below the high-pitch original.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1137 Full score
EMP1646 Set of parts
Incipite Virgini EMP1646 £7.50
SMATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1646-5
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text. It is one of the larger-scale pieces in the 1610 collection, with the solo group itself divided into two trios. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1137 Full score
EMP1632 Ripieno score
Ingredimini omnes EMP0829 £3.50
SATB MATB Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-0829-3
A splendid piece, which seems to be a unique setting of the text, probably composed for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande. It has a refrain which is sung three times, suggesting the manner of performance specified in the Sacre Cantilene Concertate of 1610, with a Ripieno doubling the two choirs at these points.
Jubilate Deo omnis terra EMP0832 £3.00
SSB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-0832-3
This splendid piece opens the 1610 collection. Like all the pieces in the collection it is scored for a group of soloists, and a 4-voice Ripieno which can be doubled or tripled in different parts of the church.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1619 Ripieno score
EMP1633 Set of parts
Jubilate Deo omnis terra EMP1619 £2.00
SSB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-1619-9
This splendid piece opens the 1610 collection. Like all the pieces in the collection it is scored for a group of soloists, and a 4-voice Ripieno which can be doubled or tripled in different parts of the church. This is the Ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0832 Full score
EMP1633 Set of parts
Jubilate Deo omnis terra EMP1633 £8.00
SSB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-1633-5
This splendid piece opens the 1610 collection. Like all the pieces in the collection it is scored for a group of soloists, and a 4-voice Ripieno which can be doubled or tripled in different parts of the church. This is a set of parts for the ripieno choir and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0832 Full score
EMP1619 Ripieno score
Lamentations B (Good Friday) EMP0968 £3.00
SATB Scoring legend Good Friday (Karfreitag) - Lesson (Lesung) ISMN M-2056-0968-9
The set of three Lectiones from the Lamentations for Good Friday, from Croce's first set of Lamentations 1603.
Laudans exultet gaudio EMP0725 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-0725-8
I have been unable to find either a liturgical place or any other setting of this text which is obviously for the Assumption. I suppose it to have been composed for a celebration at one of the Scuole Grande in Venice, for which Croce was for many years in charge of the music. The motet provides for other feasts by giving an alternative text 'in honore beati N' etc.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0964 For St Francis
EMP0965 For St James
EMP1043 For All Saints
Laudans exultet gaudio EMP0964 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend St Francis (of Assisi) (October 4) ISMN M-2056-0964-1
A version of the piece with the text adjusted to suit Feasts of St Francis (Franciscus).
Alternative version(s):
EMP0725 For Marian Feasts especially Assumption
EMP0965 For St James
EMP1043 For All Saints
Laudans exultet gaudio EMP0965 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend St James (July 25) ISMN M-2056-0965-8
A version of the piece with the text adjusted to suit the Feast of St James (Jacobus).
Alternative version(s):
EMP0725 For Marian Feasts especially Assumption
EMP0964 For St Francis
EMP1043 For All Saints
Laudans exultet gaudio EMP1043 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend All Saints (November 1) - Introitus ISMN M-2056-1043-2
Version of EMP0725 adapted for use on the Feast of All Saints.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0725 For Marian Feasts especially Assumption
EMP0964 For St Francis
EMP0965 For St James
Laudate Dominum in sanctis eius Ps. 150 EMP0646 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Easter - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-0646-6
Croce provided settings of all five 'Cinque Laudate' psalms in his Vespertina collection. This setting of the 'other' Laudate psalm (which is also sung at the Office of the Dead) is from the Motetti 8 voci of 1594.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0963 Version a minor third higher than the original
This item is also presented as:
EMP1007 Set of parts
Laudate Dominum in sanctis eius Ps. 150 EMP0963 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Easter - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-0963-4
This version is given a third higher than the original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0646 Original pitch version
Laudate Dominum in sanctis eius Ps. 150 EMP1007 £8.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Easter - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-1007-4
Croce provided settings of all five 'Cinque Laudate' psalms in his Vespertina collection. This setting of the 'other' Laudate psalm (which is also sung at the Office of the Dead) is from the Motetti 8 voci of 1594. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0646 Version at original pitchl
Magnificat VIII Toni EMP0645 £3.00
SATB ATTB Scoring legend General Use - Vesper Canticle ISMN M-2056-0645-9
From Croce's Vespertina collection of 1597. This version is a tone below original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0913 Original pitch
Magnificat VIII Toni EMP0913 £3.00
SATB ATTB Scoring legend General Use - Vesper Canticle ISMN M-2056-0913-9
From Croce's Vespertina collection of 1597. This version is at original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0645 down a tone
Miserere mei EMP0918 £3.75
SATB SATB Scoring legend Passiontide - Psalm at Lauds ISMN M-2056-0918-4
A stark and affective setting from Croce's oddly titled 'Salmi che si cantano a terza'. This setting was clearly intended for Lauds in the Triduum Sacrum, the last three days of Holy Week immediately before Easter.
Missa 6 vocum EMP0638 £7.40
SSATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0638-1
The first modern edition of Croce's only - and lovely - 6-voice mass, which survives complete in only one copy in the cathedral archive in Brescia. In that print it follows reprints of Croce's three 5-voice masses and is entitled simply 'Missa Quarta' (fourth mass). I have given it the working title Missa 6 vocum (mass for 6 voices). It is thought to be a parody mass whose model has not so far been identified. This version is a tone below original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1660 Original pitch
Missa 6 vocum EMP1660 £6.60
SSATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1660-1
The first modern edition of Croce's only - and lovely - 6-voice mass, which survives complete in only one copy in the cathedral archive in Brescia. In that print it follows reprints of Croce's three 5-voice masses and is entitled simply 'Missa Quarta' (fourth mass). I have given it the working title Missa 6 vocum (mass for 6 voices). It is thought to be a parody mass whose model has not so far been identified. This version is at original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0638 Down a tone
Missa Decantabat populus EMP0722 £8.20
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0722-7
One of the three double-choir masses of Croce published in 1596 and presumably composed in the first instance for St Mark's. This simple but effective setting is a parody on Croce's own motet of 1594. Here printed without the 'Partidura' continuo/director's short score which is included in the Quatercentenary Edition Volume II. A version including the Partidura is also available.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0879 Score including Partidura.
Missa Decantabat populus EMP0879 £8.20
SATB SATB bc Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0879-8
One of the three double-choir masses of Croce published in 1596 and presumably composed in the first instance for St Mark's. This simple but effective setting is a parody on Croce's own motet of 1594. Here printed with the 'Partidura' continuo/director's short score which is included in the Quatercentenary Edition Volume II. A version without the Partidura is also available.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0722 Choral score, without Partidura.
newMissa Percussit Saul mille EMP0329 £9.00
SATB SATB bc Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0329-8
A magnificent mass, a parody on Croce's own motet. Our standard version (EMP0869) is a tone lower than the high-clef original (as here) but omits the 'Partidura' included in this version. The piece is available at other pitches, with or without the two-part 'Partidura', the original continuo or director's part.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0869 A tone lower without organ
EMP0945 A fourth lower with organ
EMP0927 A fourth lower without organ
EMP0994 Original pitch without organ
EMP0946 Original pitch with organ
newMissa Percussit Saul mille EMP0869 £9.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0869-9
A magnificent mass, a parody on Croce's own motet. Our standard version (this one) is a tone lower than the high-clef original and omits the 'Partidura'. The piece is available at other pitches, with or without the two-part 'Partidura', the original continuo or director's part.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0329 A tone lower with organ
EMP0945 A fourth lower with organ
EMP0927 A fourth lower without organ
EMP0994 Original pitch without organ
EMP0946 Original pitch with organ
newMissa Percussit Saul mille EMP0927 £9.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0927-6
A magnificent mass, a parody on Croce's own motet. Our standard version is a tone lower than the high-clef original and omits the 'Partidura'. This version is a 4th lower than the original high pitch, best suited for performance with cornetts and sackbuts, without the Partidura. The piece is available at other pitches, with or without the two-part 'Partidura', the original continuo or director's part.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0329 A tone lower with organ
EMP0869 A tone lower without organ
EMP0945 A fourth lower with organ
EMP0994 Original pitch without organ
EMP0946 Original pitch with organ
This item is also presented as:
EMP1010 Set of parts
EMP0945 Score, a fourth lower with organ
newMissa Percussit Saul mille EMP0945 £9.00
SATB SATB bc Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0945-10
A magnificent mass, a parody on Croce's own motet. Our standard version (EMP0869) is a tone lower than the high-clef original and omits the 'Partidura'. This version is a 4th lower than the original high pitch, best suited for performance with cornetts and sackbuts, and includes the Partidura. The piece is available at other pitches, with or without the two-part 'Partidura', the original continuo or director's part.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0329 A tone lower with organ
EMP0869 A tone lower without organ
EMP0927 A fourth lower without organ
EMP0994 Original pitch without organ
EMP0946 Original pitch with organ
This item is also presented as:
EMP0927 Score, a fourth lower without organ
EMP1010 Set of parts
newMissa Percussit Saul mille EMP0946 £9.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0946-7
A magnificent mass, a parody on Croce's own motet. Our standard version (EMP0869) is a tone lower than the high-clef original and omits the 'Partidura'. This version is at the original high pitch, with the Partidura. The piece is available at other pitches, with or without the two-part 'Partidura', the original continuo or director's part.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0329 A tone lower with organ
EMP0869 A tone lower without organ
EMP0945 A fourth lower with organ
EMP0927 A fourth lower without organ
EMP0994 Original pitch without organ
newMissa Percussit Saul mille EMP0994 £9.00
SATB SATB bc Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0994-8
A magnificent mass, a parody on Croce's own motet. Our standard version is a tone lower than the high-clef original and omits the 'Partidura'. This version is at the original high pitch and omits the Partidura. The piece is available at other pitches, with or without the two-part 'Partidura', the original continuo or director's part.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0329 A tone lower with organ
EMP0869 A tone lower without organ
EMP0945 A fourth lower with organ
EMP0927 A fourth lower without organ
EMP0946 Original pitch with organ
newMissa Percussit Saul mille EMP1010 £12.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1010-4
A magnificent mass, a parody on Croce's own motet. The piece is available with or without the two-part 'Partidura', the original continuo or director's part. Our standard version is a tone lower than the high-clef original and omits the 'Partidura'. This version, the one best suited for performance with cornetts and sackbuts, is a 4th lower than the original high pitch, here without the Partidura. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices. Organ part available separately.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0927 Score, a fourth lower without organ
EMP0945 Score, a fourth lower with organ
Missa Prima sexti toni EMP0699 £5.00
SATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0699-2
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599.
Missa Secunda tertii toni EMP0663 £5.80
TrMAABa Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0663-3
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599. This is our standard version, a 4th below the original pitch
Alternative version(s):
EMP1018 A third below the original pitch.
EMP1019 Original pitch version.
Missa Secunda tertii toni EMP1018 £5.80
TrMAABa Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1018-10
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599. Here a 3rd below the original pitch
Alternative version(s):
EMP0663 Standard version, down a fourth.
EMP1019 Original pitch version.
Missa Secunda tertii toni EMP1019 £5.80
TrMAABa Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-1019-7
The second of three short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599. Here at original pitch
Alternative version(s):
EMP0663 Standard version, down a fourth.
EMP1018 A third below the original pitch.
Missa Sopra la Battaglia EMP0745 £7.40
SATB ATTB Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0745-6
One of the three masses for double choir. Like the Missa Percussit Saul mille, this setting was probably composed to be sung on the anniversary of a military victory. It is of course a parody on Janequin's famous piece. In this version the mass is presented without the 'Partidura' organ part.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0878 Original pitch with organ
Missa Sopra la Battaglia EMP0878 £5.80
SATB ATTB Scoring legend Secular ISMN M-2056-0878-1
One of the three masses for double choir. Like the Missa Percussit Saul mille, this setting was probably composed to be sung on the anniversary of a military victory. It is of course a parody on Janequin's famous piece. This version includes the 'Partidura' organ part.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0745 Original pitch without organ
Missa super Jubilate Deo EMP0751 £18.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0751-7
This only four-choir mass by Croce was apparently written at the request of Archduke Ferdinand, later Emperor Ferdinand II, who met Croce while in Venice in 1598. A parody, whose source has not yet been identified, it is a magnificent piece whose ideal scoring would seem to be (I) a vocal choir SATB, (II) solo Alto/Tenor and three trombones, (III) solo Baritone and three higher instruments, the top one probably a cornett, (IV) solo Alto and three low instruments such as curtal/dulcian. However, all but the highest and lowest parts are capable of being sung, and our edition provides underlay for all parts. Performing material available includes full score, chorus scores and single voice/instrument parts: please ask for details. The price quoted is for the full score
This item is also presented as:
EMP0757 Chorus I
EMP0758 Chorus II
EMP0759 Chorus III
EMP0760 Chorus IV
EMP0761 Set of parts
Missa super Jubilate Deo EMP0757 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0757-9
Chorus score Chorus I
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
Missa super Jubilate Deo EMP0758 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0758-6
Chorus score Chorus II
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
Missa super Jubilate Deo EMP0759 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0759-3
Chorus score Chorus III
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
Missa super Jubilate Deo EMP0760 £5.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0760-9
Chorus score Chorus IV
This item is a part of:
EMP0751 Missa super Jubilate Deo
Missa super Jubilate Deo EMP0761 £48.00
Four choirs Scoring legend General Use - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0761-6
Set of parts for all 16 voices including alternative clefs (25 parts)
This item is also presented as:
EMP0751 Full score
EMP0757 Chorus I
EMP0758 Chorus II
EMP0759 Chorus III
EMP0760 Chorus IV
Missa Tertia octavi toni EMP0697 £5.80
SATTB Scoring legend Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0697-8
The third of the short masses for five voices published in 1596, which were reprinted together with a fourth, for 6 voices, in 1599.
Nesciens Mater EMP0732 £3.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Circumcision of Our Lord (Jan. 1) and Christmastide - Respond ISMN M-2056-0732-6
A lovely setting of a beautiful text also set by Lambe and Mouton.
Non turbetur cor vestrum Show the score EMP0650 £2.00
SSATB Scoring legend Ascension - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0650-3
Let not your heart be troubled...
O gloriosa Domina EMP0572 £1.50
SATB Scoring legend Marian Feasts - Hymn ISMN M-2056-0572-8
A beautiful and effective setting, scored for SMAT, so although it fits SATB well it could be transposed to suit many different groups. The overall range is only a 17th (2 octaves plus a minor third). Available separately or in 'Three motets for four voices'.
This item is included in:
EMP0342 Three motets for four voices
O sacrum convivium I and II EMP0690 £3.50
various Scoring legend Corpus Christi - Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0690-9
Both settings - for SATB and SAATB - in one booklet.
This item includes:
EMP0570 O sacrum convivium I.
EMP0649 O sacrum convivium II
O sacrum convivium I. EMP0570 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend General Use - Communion ISMN M-2056-0570-4
A beautiful piece with obvious similarities to Andrea Gabrieli's setting. The familiar text is here set in its form as Magnificat Antiphon at 2nd Vespers of Corpus Christi, but the motet is appropriate for Communion. Available separately or in 'Three motets for four voices'.
This item is included in:
EMP0690 O sacrum convivium I and II
This item is included in:
EMP0342 Three motets for four voices
O sacrum convivium II Show the score EMP0649 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Corpus Christi - Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0649-7
This lovely five-part setting is from the Cantiones Sacrae, here presented a tone lower than the original high-clef setting. The text is in the form set as Magnificat Antiphon for the Feast of Corpus Christi, but is also suitable for Communion at any time.
This item is included in:
EMP0690 O sacrum convivium I and II
Alternative version(s):
EMP0774 Alto part in Treble clef
EMP0833 Original-pitch version
O sacrum convivium II Show the score EMP0774 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Corpus Christi - Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0774-6
This alternative version, also transposed a tone down from the original, gives the Altus in the treble clef.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0649 Standard edition
EMP0833 Original-pitch version
O sacrum convivium II EMP0833 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Corpus Christi - Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0833-10
This lovely five-part setting is from the Cantiones Sacrae, here presented at the original high pitch. The text is in the form set as Magnificat Antiphon for the Feast of Corpus Christi, but is also suitable for Communion at any time.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0774 Alto part in Treble clef
EMP0649 Standard edition
newO Viri o Galilaei EMP0639 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Ascension - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0639-8
A fine double-choir piece whose text has not yet been identified, but is a rhymed version of the Introit for the Ascension. Possibly a Sequence.
O viri Veneti EMP0840 £3.75
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-0840-8
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. The piece is available in adapatations to any Saint, this version has the original text.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1136 Version for Blessed Virgin Mary
O viri Veneti EMP1136 £3.75
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1136-1
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. The piece is available in adapatations to any Saint, this version is in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
Alternative version(s):
EMP0840 Original version for any saint
This item is also presented as:
EMP1625 Ripieno score
EMP1639 Set of parts
O viri Veneti EMP1625 £2.00
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1625-10
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. This version is in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1136 Full score
EMP1639 Set of parts
O viri Veneti EMP1639 £7.50
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1639-7
This is one of the pieces assumed to have been composed for performance at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, where Croce was in charge of the musicians during his position as Vice-Maestro at San Marco. It has a text which can be adapted to suit any Saint, male or female (the published text refers to 'beatus N/beata N' for example), and includes a prayxer for 'fraternitatem istam', i.e. this Confraternity. This version is in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1136 Full score
EMP1625 Ripieno score
O vos omnes EMP0841 £2.00
MATB Scoring legend Holy Saturday (Easter Eve)(Karsamstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0841-5
Alternative version(s):
EMP0976 A third higher than original pitch
O vos omnes EMP0976 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend Holy Saturday (Easter Eve)(Karsamstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0976-4
A version set a third higher than the original, for SATB.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0841 Original pitch
newOmnes gentes EMP0331 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Ascension - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0331-1
A magnificent double-choir setting of the familiar Ascensiontide text.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1006 Set of parts
newOmnes gentes EMP1006 £8.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Ascension - Motet general ISMN M-2056-1006-7
A magnificent double-choir setting of the familiar Ascensiontide text. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0331 Full score
newPercussit Saul mille EMP0330 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Sunday after Pentecost - Respond ISMN M-2056-0330-4
A splendid double-choir piece, with the text 'Saul slew his thousands but David his ten thousands.' Model for the grand parody mass. This standard version is a tone lower than the high-clef original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0993 A fourth lower
EMP0995 Original pitch
newPercussit Saul mille EMP0993 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Sunday after Pentecost - Respond ISMN M-2056-0993-1
This version is a fourth lower than the high-clef original, ideal for performance with cornetts and sackbuts.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0330 A tone lower
EMP0995 Original pitch
This item is also presented as:
EMP1009 Set of parts
newPercussit Saul mille EMP0995 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Sunday after Pentecost - Respond ISMN M-2056-0995-5
A splendid double-choir piece, with the text 'Saul slew his thousands but David his ten thousands.' Model for the grand parody mass. This version is at the high-clef original pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0330 A tone lower
EMP0993 A fourth lower
newPercussit Saul mille EMP1009 £9.25
SATB SATB Scoring legend Sunday after Pentecost - Respond ISMN M-2056-1009-8
This version is a fourth lower than the high-clef original, ideal for performance with cornetts and sackbuts. A text found in no other setting, its belligerent - indeed pugnacious - character makes it apparent that it was written either for the annual Lepanto commemoration, or - most likely - to celebrate the Habsburg victory at Sisak in 1593. The source collection, Croce's first book of double-choir motets of 1594, was dedicated to Raimondo Della Torre, the Ambassador to Venice of the Holy Roman Empire. Here offered as a set of parts (each choir consisting of cornett, 2 sackbuts and bass sackbut or curtal/dulcian) to be played with the voices.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0993 Score
Plange quasi virgo EMP0844 £2.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Holy Saturday (Easter Eve)(Karsamstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0844-6
One of the many Responsories hidden among Croce's output, possibly composed for extra-liturgical use at one of the Scuole Grande of Venice. This happens to be a Tenebrae Responsory, one of four anthologised by Argilliano in 1612, although the piece was originally published in the 1594 double-choir motets. Argilliano provided a 4-voice setting of the (Roman) verse which is missing in all Croce's Responsories.
Plaudite psallite EMP1330 £9.80
SMAT SATB ATBB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-1330-3
Psallite Deo nostro EMP0845 £3.75
MATTTB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Vigil of Epiphany - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0845-3
This is one of the larger-scale pieces from the 1610 collection, with sections for different groups of soloists and no less than five tuttis with the Ripieno.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1630 Ripieno score
EMP1644 Set of parts
Psallite Deo nostro EMP1630 £2.00
MATTTB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Vigil of Epiphany - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1630-4
This is one of the larger-scale pieces from the 1610 collection, with sections for different groups of soloists and no less than five tuttis with the Ripieno. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0845 Full score
EMP1644 Set of parts
Psallite Deo nostro EMP1644 £7.50
MATTTB (+MATB) bc Scoring legend Vigil of Epiphany - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-1644-1
This is one of the larger-scale pieces from the 1610 collection, with sections for different groups of soloists and no less than five tuttis with the Ripieno. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0845 Full score
EMP1630 Ripieno score
Quaeramus cum pastoribus - Quid tu vides in stabulo? EMP0729 £4.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Christmas - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0729-6
Quasi stella matutina EMP0846 £3.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-0846-10
This is one of the smaller-scale pieces from the 1610 collection. The text has been derived from Ecclesiasticus 50, 6-7 and ‘Marianised’ in particular by references from the Song of Songs.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1622 Ripieno score
EMP1636 Set of parts
Quasi stella matutina EMP1622 £2.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1622-9
This is one of the smaller-scale pieces from the 1610 collection. The text has been derived from Ecclesiasticus 50, 6-7 and ‘Marianised’ in particular by references from the Song of Songs. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0846 Full score
EMP1636 Set of parts
Quasi stella matutina EMP1636 £7.50
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1636-6
This is one of the smaller-scale pieces from the 1610 collection. The text has been derived from Ecclesiasticus 50, 6-7 and ‘Marianised’ in particular by references from the Song of Songs. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0846 Full score
EMP1622 Ripieno score
Regina celi letare EMP0644 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Eastertide - Marian Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0644-2
Simple double-choir setting from Croce's Compieta (Compline) collection of 1591
Alternative version(s):
EMP0966 Version a tone lower than the original
Regina celi letare EMP0966 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Eastertide - Marian Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0966-5
Transposed version: the original is in high clefs, this version (in E flat) is a tone lower. Other transpositions are available on request.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0644 Original pitch version
Requiem I EMP0800 £5.00
ATTB Scoring legend Requiem - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0800-2
This is the San Marco setting of the Requiem whose manuscript bears the date 1598.
Requiem II EMP0801 £3.75
ATTB Scoring legend Requiem - Mass Ordinary ISMN M-2056-0801-9
This is the second, very simple setting of the Requiem.
Resonent organa EMP0848 £3.75
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-0848-4
Another Marian piece from the 1610 collection, which has solos for each of the tenor soloists, a trio SAB and the grand tutti with the Ripieno.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1627 Ripieno score
EMP1641 Set of parts
Resonent organa EMP1627 £3.00
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1627-4
Another Marian piece from the 1610 collection, which has solos for each of the tenor soloists, a trio SAB and the grand tutti with the Ripieno. This is the score for the ripieno chorus.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0848 Full score
EMP1641 Set of parts
Resonent organa EMP1641 £7.50
SATTB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1641-10
Another Marian piece from the 1610 collection, which has solos for each of the tenor soloists, a trio SAB and the grand tutti with the Ripieno. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0848 Full score
EMP1627 Ripieno score
Sacre cantilene concertate 1610 EMP1139 £10.60
ISMN M-2056-1139-2
This posthumous collection is Croce's only venture into the modern music of his time, the 'seconda prattica.' The performance suggestions provided, presumably, by the publisher give a fascinating insight into the practice of the time: each piece is scored for 3, 5 or 6 soloists and continuo, plus an optional 4-voice Ripieno choir, which can be doubled or tripled (presumably in different parts of the church) 'perche fanno vagissimo e soavissimo Concerto.' This is the complete score of the Ripieno choir for all 10 pieces.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1140 Full score
EMP1618 Set of parts
Sacre cantilene concertate 1610 EMP1140 £20.00
ISMN M-2056-1140-8
This posthumous collection is Croce's only venture into the modern music of his time, the 'seconda prattica.' The performance suggestions provided, presumably, by the publisher give a fascinating insight into the practice of the time: each piece is scored for 3, 5 or 6 soloists and continuo, plus an optional 4-voice Ripieno choir, which can be doubled or tripled (presumably in different parts of the church) 'perche fanno vagissimo e soavissimo Concerto.' This performing edition presents all 10 pieces (the high-clef pieces transposed down a 4th) in a sturdy ring-bound score.
This item includes:
EMP0820 Duo Seraphim clamabant
EMP1137 Incipite Virgini
EMP0832 Jubilate Deo omnis terra
EMP1136 O viri Veneti
EMP0845 Psallite Deo nostro
EMP0846 Quasi stella matutina
EMP0848 Resonent organa
EMP1138 Sit nomen Domini benedictum
EMP0864 Verbum caro factum est
EMP0944 Tres sunt qui testimonium
This item is also presented as:
EMP1139 Ripieno score
EMP1618 Set of parts
Sacre cantilene concertate 1610 EMP1618 £50.00
ISMN M-2056-1618-2
This posthumous collection is Croce's only venture into the modern music of his time, the 'seconda prattica.' The performance suggestions provided, presumably, by the publisher give a fascinating insight into the practice of the time: each piece is scored for 3, 5 or 6 soloists and continuo, plus an optional 4-voice Ripieno choir, which can be doubled or tripled (presumably in different parts of the church) 'perche fanno vagissimo e soavissimo Concerto.' This is the complete set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1140 Full score
EMP1139 Ripieno score
Salve Regina EMP0731 £3.00
SATB MATB Scoring legend Holy Trinity to the Saturday before Advent - Marian Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0731-9
Croce provided settings of all four standard Marian Antiphons in his 1591 collection of music for Compline. They are all comparatively simple and very effective.
Sancta Maria succurre miseris Show the score EMP0783 £2.00
SSATB Scoring legend Marian Feasts - Magnificat Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0783-8
Sit nomen Domini benedictum EMP0853 £3.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-0853-8
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1138 Down a fourth
Sit nomen Domini benedictum EMP1138 £3.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-1138-5
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms, and presumably compiled by Croce himself. This version is a fourth below the high-clef original.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
Alternative version(s):
EMP0853 Original pitch
This item is also presented as:
EMP1621 Ripieno score
EMP1635 Set of parts
Sit nomen Domini benedictum EMP1621 £2.00
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-1621-2
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms, and presumably compiled by Croce himself. This ripieno score is a fourth below the high-clef original.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1138 Full score
EMP1635 Set of parts
Sit nomen Domini benedictum EMP1635 £7.50
ATB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Holy Name of Jesus (Sunday between Jan. 1 and Epiphany) ISMN M-2056-1635-9
A composite text drawing on references in several psalms, and presumably compiled by Croce himself. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP1138 Full score
EMP1621 Ripieno score
Stabat Mater EMP0334 £1.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend Seven Sorrows of Mary (Maria perdolens), (September 15) - Sequence ISMN M-2056-0334-2
Simple faburden/'Anglican chant' setting
Tenebrae factae sunt EMP0854 £2.00
MATB Scoring legend Good Friday (Karfreitag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0854-5
Alternative version(s):
EMP0975 A third higher than original pitch
Tenebrae factae sunt EMP0975 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend Good Friday (Karfreitag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0975-7
A version set a third higher than the original, for SATB.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0854 Original pitch
Three motets for four voices EMP0342 £3.00
SATB Scoring legend General Use - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0342-7
From Croce's 'first book' of four-part motets, clearly designed for lass ambitious choirs. This anthology includes O sacrum convivium, Exaudi Deus, and O gloriosa Domina, all of which are also available separately.
This item includes:
EMP0572 O gloriosa Domina
EMP0570 O sacrum convivium I.
EMP0571 Exaudi Deus
Tres sunt qui testimonium EMP0944 £3.75
SATTBB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-0944-3
A marianised version of the familiar liturgical text, including: Tres sunt qui testimonium hodie de Virgine virginum dant in caelo etc. Very possibly intended, like much of Croce's extra-liturgical music, for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, for which he provided much music over a period of some 20 years.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1629 Ripieno score
EMP1643 Set of parts
Tres sunt qui testimonium EMP1629 £2.00
SATTBB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1629-8
A marianised version of the familiar liturgical text, including: Tres sunt qui testimonium hodie de Virgine virginum dant in caelo etc. Very possibly intended, like much of Croce's extra-liturgical music, for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, for which he provided much music over a period of some 20 years. This is the ripieno score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0944 Full score
EMP1643 Set of parts
Tres sunt qui testimonium EMP1643 £7.50
SATTBB (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Marian Feasts ISMN M-2056-1643-4
A marianised version of the familiar liturgical text, including: Tres sunt qui testimonium hodie de Virgine virginum dant in caelo etc. Very possibly intended, like much of Croce's extra-liturgical music, for a celebration at one of the Venetian Scuole Grande, for which he provided much music over a period of some 20 years. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0944 Full score
EMP1629 Ripieno score
Tristis est anima mea EMP0856 £2.00
MATB Scoring legend In Cena Domini (Maundy Thursday, Gründonnerstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0856-9
Alternative version(s):
EMP0977 A third higher than original pitch
Tristis est anima mea EMP0977 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend In Cena Domini (Maundy Thursday, Gründonnerstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0977-1
A version set a third higher than the original, for SATB.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0856 Original pitch
Unus ex discipulis meis EMP0858 £2.00
MATB Scoring legend In Cena Domini (Maundy Thursday, Gründonnerstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0858-3
Alternative version(s):
EMP0974 A third higher than original pitch
Unus ex discipulis meis EMP0974 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend In Cena Domini (Maundy Thursday, Gründonnerstag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0974-10
A version set a third higher than the original, for SATB.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0858 Original pitch
Velum templi EMP0860 £2.00
MATB Scoring legend Good Friday (Karfreitag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0860-6
Alternative version(s):
EMP0978 A third higher than original pitch
Velum templi EMP0978 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend Good Friday (Karfreitag) - Tenebrae Responsories ISMN M-2056-0978-8
A version set a third higher than the original, for SATB.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0860 Original pitch
Veni Domine Show the score EMP0782 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Advent - Motet general ISMN M-2056-0782-1
Alternative version(s):
EMP1254 Altos in treble clef
EMP1257 Up a tone, altos in treble clef
Veni Domine EMP1254 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Advent - Motet general ISMN M-2056-1254-2
Version with Treble clefs for both alto voices.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0782 Original pitch
EMP1257 Up a tone, altos in treble clef
Veni Domine EMP1257 £2.00
SAATB Scoring legend Advent - Motet general ISMN M-2056-1257-3
Version a tone higher, with Treble clefs for both alto voices.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0782 Original pitch
EMP1254 Altos in treble clef
Veni in hortum meum EMP0332 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use ISMN M-2056-0332-8
Very beautiful setting of a text derived from the Song of Songs. This performing editio9n is a third lower than the original.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0988 Original pitch
Veni in hortum meum EMP0988 £3.50
SATB SATB Scoring legend General Use ISMN M-2056-0988-7
Very beautiful setting of a text derived from the Song of Songs. This version is at the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP0332 A third lower
Verbum caro factum est EMP0864 £3.00
SAT (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-0864-4
A delightful Christmas piece, setting a familiar mediaeval text (also found under the title In hoc anni circulo). Typical of the Sacre Cantilene Concertate, it has three solo voices and a 4-voice Ripieno (which can be multiplied in different parts of the church, with or without instruments) which joins in the tutti refrain.
This item is included in:
EMP1140 Sacre cantilene concertate 1610
This item is also presented as:
EMP1623 Ripieno score
EMP1637 Set of parts
Verbum caro factum est EMP1623 £2.00
SAT (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1623-6
A delightful Christmas piece, setting a familiar mediaeval text (also found under the title In hoc anni circulo). Typical of the Sacre Cantilene Concertate, it has three solo voices and a 4-voice Ripieno (which can be multiplied in different parts of the church, with or without instruments) which joins in the tutti refrain. This is the ripieno chorus score.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0864 Full score
EMP1637 Set of parts
Verbum caro factum est EMP1637 £7.50
SAT (+SATB) bc Scoring legend Christmas ISMN M-2056-1637-3
A delightful Christmas piece, setting a familiar mediaeval text (also found under the title In hoc anni circulo). Typical of the Sacre Cantilene Concertate, it has three solo voices and a 4-voice Ripieno (which can be multiplied in different parts of the church, with or without instruments) which joins in the tutti refrain. This is the set of parts for the ripieno chorus and basso continuo.
This item is also presented as:
EMP0864 Full score
EMP1623 Ripieno score
Vidi speciosam EMP0866 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-0866-8
A delightful setting, with Croce's typical flowing scale passages effectively illustrating the garlands of 'flores rosarum et lilia convalium' of the text.
Virgo decus EMP0728 £3.00
SATB SATB Scoring legend Marian Feasts - Antiphon ISMN M-2056-0728-9
An extraordinary piece: an 'echo motet' in which a feature familiar from madrigal writing is put to sacred, if not liturgical use. The second choir echoes the final syllables of each phrase sung in choir I, producing a text of its own.
Voce mea EMP0868 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend ISMN M-2056-0868-2
This delightful miniature is from Croce’s book of four-voice motets of 1597. It is a setting of Psalm 76 (77), verse 1, for which I can find no liturgical application, although the Psalm is sung at Tenebrae of Maundy Thursday, where it is the third Psalm.