Missa L'homme armé (Guillaume Dufay)

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  • (Posted 2017-10-31)  CPDL #47144:       
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2017-10-31).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 1.86 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: Works of Dufay, ed. Heinrich Besseler, American Institute of Musicology, Rome, 1951. The original time values have been halved in the Kyrie sections, quartered in the Christe section. Text underlay and musica ficta here are by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers. 12/17/98


  • (Posted 2017-10-31)  CPDL #47145:      Chant:  Polyphony: 
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2017-10-31).   Score information: Letter, 11 pages, 1.82 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The original time values have been halved in the Et in terra section, quartered in the Qui tollis section. 21 Apr 2004

Sanctus & Agnus

  • (Posted 2020-11-13)  CPDL #61342:     
Editor: Richard Mix (submitted 2020-11-13).   Score information: Letter, 14 pages, 139 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: At notated pitch; very minimal underlay.

General Information

Title: Missa L'homme armé
Composer: Guillaume Dufay

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMass

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript c.1475 in Capp.Sist.14, no. 13
    Manuscript c.1501-1546 in the Carvor Choirbook, no. 7
Description: Mass based on the 15th-century song "L'homme armé"

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Original text and translations

For information, refer to the Mass page. For texts and translations, see the individual pages:

KyrieGloriaCredoSanctus & BenedictusAgnus Dei