Pater peccavi / Quanti mercenarii (Thomas Crecquillon)

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  • (Posted 2009-07-06)  CPDL #19680:     
Editor: Art Levine (submitted 2009-06-25).   Score information: Letter, 51 pages, 1.32 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In score and partbook formats, in original time values. The parts have no barlines. Full score is the first 35 pages, parts follow.

General Information


This work has been misattributed.
See notes for details and correct composer below.

Phalèse's edition attributes this to Jacobus Clemens non Papa

Title: Pater peccavi / Quanti mercenarii
Composer: Thomas Crecquillon

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1555 in Liber Octavus Cantionum Sacrarum (Louvain: Phalèse), no. 14
    2nd published: 1564 in Thesaurus Musicus (1564) (Nuremberg: Berg & Neuber), Volume 1, no. 11
    3rd published: 1578 in Selectae cantiones octo et septum vocum (Strasbourg: Wyriot), no. 9
Description: Motet in two parts:

  • Prima pars: Pater peccavi in caelum
  • Secunda pars: Quanti mercenarii

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Pater peccavi.