Charles de Courbes (c.1580-d.?)
Cantiques spirituels. Édition critique Marc Desmet

[Pierre Ballard, Paris 1622]

Courbes, Cantiques spirituels

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Lyon, 2005. 15 x 21 cm, 359 pp. Line-cut of the Ballard edition, Paris 1622 (in choirbook format), together with critical edition. “Cantiques spirituels novvellement mis en musique a IIII. V, VI, VII, et VIII parties” is Charles de Courbes’ only known collection of songs; it features 37 settings characterized by a lot of poetic ingenuity, bilingual texts (Latin/French); one piece is for double choir. Wrappers.
ISBN 978-2-914373-14-2   $55

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