Caecus non judicat de coloribus (Agricola, Alexander)



Sheet Music

Score and Parts

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Agarvin (2016/3/29)

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Agarvin (2016/3/29)

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Editor Allen Garvin
Publisher. Info. Dallas: Hawthorne Early Music, 2016.
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General Information

Work Title Caecus non judicat de coloribus
Alternative. Title
Composer Agricola, Alexander
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAA 5
Key G Dorian mode
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2
First Publication. 1480s ca. in Leopold Codex (No.49) (BSB 3154)
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 3 voices or instruments (ATB)

Navigation etc.

  • The title, translated, is "The blind cannot judge colors"
  • Though usually considered an instrumental fantasia, one texted version is extant.


  • CH-SGS MS 462
  • CZ-HKm MS II A 7
  • D-B MS Mus. 40021 (Note: this version is texted)
  • D-Mbs Mus. MS 3154
  • E-SE Ms. s. s.
  • I-Bc Q.17