VICTORIA, Tomás Luis, 1548-1611
Officium defunctorum a seis voces. Estudio y
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Avila, 2000. 28 x 41 cm, 2 vols, i, 60, 103 pp.
Full-color facsimile, in the original format,
of the 1605, Madrid edition. This beautiful and rare print—only four
survive—is the last
known work of Victoria (composed in 1603) and was printed by the
Imprenta Real de Madrid in large,
format. The exemplar used for this edition, from the archives of the
Catedral de Segorbe,
contains a few annotations in manuscript, showing that it was actually
used for performance.
Together with introduction in Spanish and modern transcription. Limited
edition of 2000
copies, handsomely bound in burgundy linen with gold lettering. $195