Edition Michael Procter

Renaissance choral music

Catalogue of editions by the late Michael Procter

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.

Orders and enquiries are welcome now at info@edition-mp.com and will be produced and sold by Peacock Press.

A note on prices

While the process of verification goes on, please treat these prices as indicative. Up to date prices can be obtained from info@edition-mp.com

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Title Catalogue number Price
Recently reissued pieces, ordered by liturgical function
The mass
Mass Ordinary
newVictoria, Tomas Luis de, Missa Vidi speciosam EMP1245 £5.80
SSATTB Scoring legend Eucharist ISMN M-2056-1245-10
One of Victoria's loveliest masses, based on his own setting of the Song of Songs text (also available from us.) This version is the standard 4th below the pitch of the high-clef original: other pitches available on request.
See also:
EMP1122 Victoria, Tomas Luis de Vidi speciosam
The office
Motet general
newHandl, Jakob (Gallus), Beatus Laurentius orabat EMP0613 £2.00
SATTB Scoring legend St Lawrence (August 10) ISMN M-2056-0613-8
An unusual text deriving from a pre-Tridentine Rite and found as far as we can establish only in this setting from Handl's Opus Musicum.
Matins/Night office
Respond
newVictoria, Tomas Luis de, Vidi speciosam EMP1120 £3.75
SSATTB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1120-10
One of Victoria's most radiant love songs to the Virgin. Technically it has echoes of Palestrina's Tu es Petrus, and it seems clear that the composers knew and admired each other (Victoria was in Rome from 1563-1583). This version is at the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1121 Down a third
EMP1122 Down a fourth
EMP1134 Down a tone
newVictoria, Tomas Luis de, Vidi speciosam EMP1121 £3.75
SSATTB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1121-7
One of Victoria's most radiant love songs to the Virgin. Technically it has echoes of Palestrina's Tu es Petrus, and it seems clear that the composers knew and admired each other (Victoria was in Rome from 1563-1583). This version is a third lower than the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1120 Original pitch
EMP1122 Down a fourth
EMP1134 Down a tone
newVictoria, Tomas Luis de, Vidi speciosam EMP1122 £3.75
SSATTB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1122-4
One of Victoria's most radiant love songs to the Virgin. Technically it has echoes of Palestrina's Tu es Petrus, and it seems clear that the composers knew and admired each other (Victoria was in Rome from 1563-1583). This version is a fourth below the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1120 Original pitch
EMP1121 Down a third
EMP1134 Down a tone
See also:
EMP1245 Victoria, Tomas Luis de Missa Vidi speciosam
newVictoria, Tomas Luis de, Vidi speciosam EMP1134 £3.75
SSATTB Scoring legend Assumption BVM (August 15) ISMN M-2056-1134-7
One of Victoria's most radiant love songs to the Virgin. Technically it has echoes of Palestrina's Tu es Petrus, and it seems clear that the composers knew and admired each other (Victoria was in Rome from 1563-1583). This version is a tone below the original high pitch.
Alternative version(s):
EMP1120 Original pitch
EMP1121 Down a third
EMP1122 Down a fourth
Vespers
Magnificat Antiphon
newGabrieli, Andrea, Levita Laurentius EMP0352 £2.00
SATB Scoring legend St Lawrence (August 10) ISMN M-2056-0352-6