constantini, 1 [2-3] tomus
Introduction: Edward R. Lerner
[Bayerische Staatsbibl., Munich]
Facsimile Series, III/14-16. Peer, 1991-1995.
Oblong, 19 x 16 cm, 4 partbooks, xxxvi, 1800 pp. Line-cut of the H.
Formschneider edition, Nuremberg, 1550, 1555, & 1555. The first
collection of polyphonic settings of the proprium for the whole
liturgical year. Composed for the Hapsburg Royal Chapel. Senfl, Isaac’s
pupil, is credited with completing some of the unfinished compositions.
The entire set of CC consists of 375 motets; it gets its name from the
fact that it was commissioned by the cathedral of Constance. Wrappers,
& slipcase. $95 / volume