Theodoricus Petri, c.1560-c.1630 [publisher]         

  Ecclesiasticae et scholasticae veterum
  episcoporum, 1582

Facsimile of the
edition. 74 anonymous
religious and school songs
 for one to four voices

 Petri, Piae cantiones

Piae cantiones. Ecclesiasticae et scholasticae veterum episcoporum, 1582. Theodoricus Petri (Rutha), Nylandensis. Facsimile Documenta Musicae Fennicae, X
. Helsinki, 2/1982. Format: 13 x 18 cm, 198, 19 pp.

Line-cut of the Greifswald, 1582 edition. A collection of anonymous school and religious songs for one to four voices published in Western Pomerania (now part of Sweden). All of the texts except one are in Latin. Some of the songs date back to the 13th c., others stem from German Lutheran collections. The last number of the collection is the popular Christmas tune “Good King Wenceslas” (Tempus adest floridum). Afterword in Finnish-Swedish-English by Timo Mäkunen. Hardbound with silver lettering. $42  (view renaissance listing)

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