Praeter rerum seriem (Josquin des Prez)

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  • (Posted 2021-08-13)  CPDL #65476:     
Editor: Simon Biazeck (submitted 2021-08-13).   Score information: A4, 13 pages, 344 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a minor third for SAATBB.
  • (Posted 2021-08-13)  CPDL #65475:     
Editor: Simon Biazeck (submitted 2021-08-13).   Score information: A4, 13 pages, 326 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: at original pitch for ATTTBB.
  • (Posted 2017-11-16)  CPDL #47388:   
Editor: Gordon J. Callon (submitted 2017-11-16).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 208 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes: at original pitch and original note values; ligatures indicated by horizontal brackets; editorial text in italic font
  • (Posted 2004-01-05)  CPDL #06371:        (Finale 2000)
Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2004-01-05).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 228 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2000-10-12)  CPDL #01470:     
Editor: Philip Legge (submitted 2000-10-12).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 132 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: transposed a tone higher than original written pitch. Revised 3 November 2001.
Error.gif Possible error(s) identified. Error summary: In bars 71-75 of the Legge edition, the first alto part should be an octave higher. (All attempts to contact the editor directly have failed.) - Mick Swithinbank

General Information

Title: Præter rerum seriem (Secunda pars: Virtus sancti spiritus)
Composer: Josquin des Prez

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicings: ATTTBB or SAATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript c.1512–1517 in Cappella Sistina MS 16, no. 13
First published: 1520 in Liber selectarum cantionum (Grimm & Wirsung), no. 2, p. 14
    Manuscript 1536 in Cappella Giulia MS XII.4, no. 38
    2nd published: 1537 in Novum et insigne opus musicum (Ott and Formschneider), Volume 1, no. 4
    3rd published: 1558 in Novum et insigne opus musicum (Berg and Neuber), Volume 1, no. 3
    4th published: 1932 in Das Chorwerk, no. 18.4
Description: Motet in two parts, based on the Latin hymn of the same title. It served as the model for parodies by Lassus (Magnificat Praeter rerum seriem), Rore (Missa Praeter rerum seriem a 7), Daser (Missa Praeter rerum), and La Hèle (Missa Praeter rerum seriem a 7–8).

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Text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Praeter rerum seriem.