Missa scala aretina (Francisco Valls)

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  • (Posted 2020-04-29)  CPDL #58310:   
Editor: Mariano Lambea (submitted 2020-04-29).   Score information: A4, 354 pages, 7.31 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: See the editor's critical commentary (22 pp.), which precedes the score in the PDF file. At gthe end of the file there are the separate parts for the instruments

General Information

Title: Missa Scala Aretina
Composer: Francisco Valls

Number of voices: 11vv   Voicing: SAT.SSAT.SATB
Genre: SacredMass

Language: Latin
Instruments: Mixed ensemble 2 tpt., 2 vln. [+ob.], violon, bc for 2 org. & harp

First published: 1702
Description: A fully orchestrated mass for 3 choirs based on the Aretine hexachord. It contains dissonances which provoked an international controversy in the early 18th Century

External websites:

  • Manuscript source at the Biblioteca de Catalunya (in poor condition).

Original text and translations

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

KyrieGloriaCredoSanctus & BenedictusAgnus Dei