Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Cornelius Canis (c. 1500/10-1561): Missa Pastores loquebantur (6-8vv). [Music from the Leiden Choirbooks]

A six-voice mass by Cornelius Canis on his own motet, unique in the Leiden Choirbook C. The final Agnus Dei is scored for eight voices (SSAATTBB). You can buy or download this score here.

© 2019 Jorge Martín

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Michael-Charles Des Buissons (fl. 1560-1570): Petre amas me (SAATTB)

A fascinating six-voice motet by Des Buissons with a double cantus firmus ostinato: the Quintus sings Sancte Petre, ora pro nobis while the sextus sings Tu es Petrus. You can buy or download this score for free here.

© Jorge Martín