Music at the Hapsburg-Burgundian Court

Mechelen Choirbook MS s.s.
  Facsimile and Commentary
General Editors: David J. Burn & Bart Demuyt

  [Mechelen, Stadsarchief]

Mechelen Choirbook

Leuven Library of Music in Facsimile, 3. Antwerp, 2019. 44 x 66 cm, 2 vols, 220 pp + commentary

Facsimile and study of the so-called Mechels Koorboek. This magnificent parchment choirbook comes from the esteemed workshop of Petrus Alamire and most likely was made on the occasion of the coming of age and coronation of Charles V in 1515-1516. It contains exquisite miniatures by Gerard Horenbout and 6 masses by La Rue and 1 by Pierre de Pipelare, notated in classic choirbook format.  The present publication offers a full color reproduction of the MS accompanied by a scholarly commentary in Eng/Dut. To appear in the course of 2019. Price to be announced

Missa fors seullement latent que ie de meure - M. Pipelare
Missa [pascale] - De la Rue
Missa conceptio tua - De la Rue

Missa Ave Maria - De la Rue
Missa de sancta cruce quinque vocum - De la Rue
Missa [de feria] - De la Rue
Missa quinque vocum supra alleluya - De la Rue

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