Responsoria (Sheppard, John)



Sheet Music


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ctesibius (2010/5/11)

Editor Frank Llewellyn Harrison (1905-1987)
Publisher. Info. Das Chorwerk, Vol. 84
WolfenbĂĽttel : Möseler, [1960], no plate
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General Information

Work Title Responsoria
Alternative. Title
Composer Sheppard, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 6
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 4 and 6 voices a capella

Misc. Comments


  1. Audivi vocem de caelo venientem; 4 voices
  2. Hodie nobis caelorum Rex (Gloria in excelsis); 4 voices
  3. In pace in idipsum; 4 voices
  4. In manus tuas, Domine; 4 voices
  5. Reges Tharsis et insulae; 6 voices
  6. Spiritus Sanctus procedens a throno; 6 voices

  • Grove Music lists all six of these under motets.
  • According to Grove Music, Reges Tharsis et insulae and Spiritus Sanctus procedens a throno are "incomplete, but restorable by addition of plainchant". (Presumably the editors have done this already.)
  • Grove Music lists three version of In manus tuas, Domine, one for 3 voices, and two for 4 voices.
  • Grove Music lists two versions of Spiritus Sanctus procedens, one for 5 voices, and one for 6 voices.