1583b

1583b

RISM: 
V1422
Cramer: 
P06, 1583b
Thomae Ludovici de Victoria. Abulensis. Motecta que partim quaternis, partim quinis, alia senis, alia octonis, alia duodenis vocibus, concinuntur: quae quidem, nunc vero melius excussa, et alia qua plurima adiuncta. Noviter sunt impressa. Permissum superiorum. Romae. Apud Alexandrum Gardanum. MDLXXXIII.

 

Eight notebooks, one for voice. 20 x 10,5 cm.

As in the 1572 edition, which is reissue, the motets are divided into groups, with a corresponding index, depending on the number of voices, and within each group are sorted by the liturgical calendar. This edition includes 20 new parts compared to that of 1572, while 7 of which had already appeared in intermediate editions to both.

Dedicated to: Mary The Virgin

 

Cover: Image from the specimen at University of California Music Library and Bancroft Library, Berkley (USA) digitized by Nacho Álvarez©.

Dedication

The Reverend Tomás Luis de Victoria, priest from Avila, dedicates to the Saint Mother of God, Saint Mary the perpetual Virgin or to her merciful Father, or to all the saints who happily reign in heaven with Christ, to sing their praise on solemn festivities and to inspire faithful people’s devotion through hymns and sacred songs composed by him.

 

Translation: Carmen Jerez Cid

 

[Digital dedicatory access]
 

Image from the specimen at University of California Music Library and Bancroft Library, Berkley (USA) digitized by Nacho Álvarez©.

Index

[Digital index access, motets for four voices]

[Digital index access, motetes for five voices]

[Digital index access, motetes for six voices]

[Digital index access, motetes for eight voices]
 

Images from the specimen at University of California Music Library and Bancroft Library, Berkley (USA) digitized by Nacho Álvarez©.

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Preserved specimens (Cramer/RISM)

Soterraña Aguirre gives another reference from a specimen from Archivo Diocesano, Valladolid (Spain). Music section of the Cathedral. Document: Book of parts 26bis [41]. Incomplete (5 of the 8 notebooks).