Missarum, Liber 1 (Josquin Desprez)

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Publisher. Info. Venice: Ottaviano Petrucci, 1502.
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Misc. Notes RISM J 666 (links to Bibliotecamusica.it.) RISM also lists a 1526 edition of Missarum I.
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Work Title Missarum, Liber 1
Alternative. Title Misse Josquin ; Missarum Josquin Liber Primus
Composer Josquin Desprez
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 masses:
  1. Missa L'homme armé super voces musicales
  2. Missa La sol fa re mi
  3. Missa Gaudeamus
  4. Missa Fortuna desperata
  5. Missa L’homme armé sexti toni
First Publication. 1502
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation SATB voices

Misc. Comments

Masses by Josquin Desprez
1. Missa ad fugam (4 voices; canonic mass at the 5th below)
2. Missa Ave maris stella (Rome, 1486–1495; 4 voices)
3. Missa de Beata Virgine (around 1510; 4-5 voices)
4*. Missa Di dadi (= N’aray je jamais) (4 voices)
5*. Missa D'ung aultre amer (4 voices)
6. Missa Faisant regretz (4 voices)
7. Missa Fortuna desperata (4 voices)
8. Missa Gaudeamus (4 voices)
9. Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae (Ferrara, 1503/04; 4-6 voices)
* Authorship doubted by some sources
10. Missa La sol fa re mi (4 voices)
11. Missa L'ami Baudichon (4 voices)
12. Missa L’homme armé sexti toni (4-6 voices)
13. Missa L'homme armé super voces musicales (4 voices)
14. Missa Malheur me bat (4-6 voices)
15*. Missa Mater Patris (4 voices)
16. Missa Pange lingua (Condé, around 1514; 4 voices)
17. Missa Sine nomine (4 voices; canonic mass at various intervals)
18*. Missa Una musque de Buscaya (4 voices)
Spurious
19. Missa Da pacem (4 voices; now attributed to Noel Bauldeweyn)
Collections
  • Missarum, Liber 1 (Venice: Petrucci, 1502), 5 Masses: 13, 10, 8, 7, 12
  • Missarum, Liber 2 (Venice: Petrucci, 1505), 6 Masses: 2, 9, 14, 11, 18, 5
  • Missarum, Liber 3 (Fossombrone: Petrucci, 1514), 6 Masses: 15, 6, 1, 4, 3, 17 (untitled)
  • Liber quindecim missarum (Rome: Antico, 15161), 3 Masses: 6, 3, 17 (entitled ‘ad fugam’)
  • Missæ tredecim quatuor vocum (Nuremberg: Ott, 15392), 4 Masses: 7, 13, 16, 19