Messe e motetti concertate, Op.18 (Leonarda, Isabella)

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Vangi (2016/6/2)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Bologna: Pier Maria Monti, 1696.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Museo internazionale e Bibl. della musica, Bologna (I-Bc):
AA.195 ; RISM A/I: I 105
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General Information

Work Title Messe a quattro voci concertate con stromenti, & motetti à vna, due, e tre voci
Alternative. Title
Composer Leonarda, Isabella
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.18
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 masses and 3 motets:
1. Messa prima. A quattro voci con violini (soprano and alto have marked solo and tutti sections)
2. Stelle belle. Canto solo con violini
3. Messa seconda. A quattro voci con violini à beneplacito
4. Gloria pace. A due canti con violini se piace
5. Messa terza. A quattro voci con violini se piace
6. O candida. A 3. canto, alto, e basso con violini
First Publication. 1696 - Bologna: Pier Maria Monti
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, instruments (see above for contents, and below, Comments)

Misc. Comments

  • Where string instruments are used, the scoring is 2 violins, violone or theorbo, and organo. For the first mass, which must be intended for a chorus, given the "solo" and "tutti" vocal designations, this would imply string sections, and not individual instruments. The smaller motets could use individual strings.
  • For the works where the strings are labelled "à beneplacito" or "se piace", this indication is not in all of the parts and further, there are sinfonias where the voices are tacet. The implication is that, if strings are not used, the organ would play the sinfonias solo.