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.

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Title Catalogue number Price
Vespers
Vesper Psalm
newCavalli, Francesco, In convertendo EMP1075 £3.75
SSTTB, bc Scoring legend Feasts of Apostles ISMN M-2056-1075-3
A delightful piece, a setting of one of the psalms sung at Tuesday Vespers and on Feasts of Apostles. In line with its unusual scoring it falls into sections mainly for SS, TT, ST duos, the B sometimes singing alone, sometimes with one or more of the other voices, with occasional tuttis.
Gabrieli, Andrea, Levavi oculos EMP0591 £3.75
SATTB Scoring legend Holy Trinity ISMN M-2056-0591-9
From Sacrae Cantiones 1572
Monteverdi, Claudio, Beatus vir II EMP1084 £3.75
SATTB,bc Scoring legend General Use ISMN M-2056-1084-5
A splendid setting from Monteverdi's Selva Morale of 1641. The text 'Beatus vir qui timet Dominum' is used as a refrain between sections set variously for 2,3,4 or 5 voices.
Monteverdi, Claudio, Confitebor I EMP1085 £4.00
atb, SSA(A)T(T)B(B), organ Scoring legend General Use ISMN M-2056-1085-2
A further setting from Monteverdi's Selva Morale of 1641. Set for ATB soli with a ripieno which in places expands from SSATB to SSAATTBB.
Monteverdi, Claudio, Credidi EMP1086 £3.75
SATB ATTB bc Scoring legend General Use ISMN M-2056-1086-9
A splendid 4th-tone setting from Monteverdi's Selva Morale of 1641.