Harmonice musices Odhecaton A
Other title: 97 Pieces
Originally 104 fols., although the only surviving copy is lacking several, including fol. 104 which presumably had a colophon. On fol. 1v: dedication headed "Octavianus Petrutius forosemproniensis Hieronymo Donato patricio Veneto Felicitatem," and signed and dated "Venetiis decimo octavo cal. iunias. Salutis anno. MDI." On fol. 2: a letter from Bartolomeo Budrio to Girolamo Donato, headed "Bartholomaeus Budrius Justinopolita. Hieronymo donato patricio Veneto .S." On fol. 2v: table of contents.
Scoring summary: V (X)
Language of Text: Latin
Subject: Songs, Vocal pieces
Original Title: Harmonice Musices | Odhecaton | A
  • Source type:
    Source type: Print
    Content type: Notated music
    Publishing, printing and production information:
    Place: Venezia
    Publisher, copyist: Ottaviano Petrucci
    Format, extent: choirbook
Notes: Contents = 1503|2 and 1504|2
See the modern edition by Hewitt for the evidence that the volume was edited by Petrus Castellanus. See BrownM 1965, SartoriP 1948, and VogelV 1892. BollettinoO 1932, PetrucciH 1973, and BoormanH 2001 are facsimile editions of 1504|2. Attributions in brackets are taken from the modern edition, HewittO 1946.
Petrucci published three collections in this series: (1) Harmonice Musices Odhecaton A (1501|1, 1503|2, and 1504|2), (2) Canti B (1502|2 and 1503|3, reprinted by Peter Schöffer der Jüngere as 1513|4), and (3) Canti C (1504|3).
RISM series: B/I
Source of description note: I-Bc Q.51
Bibliographic reference: pp. 144-147 1501 1 1501|1 1501|1 53-60
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Library (siglum):
Material held: (imperfect copy, msg. fols. 26, 31-32, 49-50, 55-57, 64, and 96ff.)
RISM ID no.: 993103756
Last update: January 2, 2024