Scoring summary: V (X)
Subject: Vocal pieces
Original Title: SELECTISSIMAE | NECNON FAMILIARISSIMAE | Cantiones, ultra Centum. | Vario Idiomate vocum, tam multiplicium quam etiam paucar. | FUGAE quoque, ut vocantur, a Sex usque ad duas voces: | Sinagulae tum artificiose, tum etiam mire iucunditatis. | Besonder Ausserlessner, kunstlicher, lustiger Gesanng, | mancherly Sprachen, mer dann Hundert Stuck, von Acht stymmen an, | bis auf Zwo: Und Fugen, von Sechsen auch bis auf Zwo: Alle vorder nutzlich | und handtsam zu singen, Und auf Instrument zubrauchen. | TENOR. | Cum Gratia & Privilegio Imperatoriae Regiaeque Ro. Maiestatum Quinquennali. | Augustae Vindelicorum, Anno Domini, M. D. XL.
Material:
  • Source type:
    Source type: Print
    Content type: Notated music
    Date:
    1540
    Publishing, printing and production information:
    Place: Augsburg Melchior Kriesstein 1540 01
    Publisher, copyist: Melchior Kriesstein
    Material:
    Format, extent: 5 parts
    Parts held and extent: S, A, T, B, V 5 and V 6: 80, 80, 92, 76, 64 f.
    Special production technique:
    Printing technique: Typography
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Notes: The complete title page appears only in the tenor part book; the others have merely the name of the part: "Discantus," "Contratenor," "Bassus," and "Quinta et Sexta Vox."
On fols. 2-3 of the tenor part book: printing privilege granted by Ferdinand I, signed and dated (on fol. 3) "In civitate nostra Vienna, Die IIII. Mensis Octobris, Anno Domini M. D. XXXIX. / Regnorum nostrorum Romani IX. Aliorum vero XIII. / Ferdinandus. / Ad Mandatum Sacre / Regie Matis. Proprium."
On fols. 3v-4 of the tenor part book: preface by the editor, Sigismund Salblinger, in Latin, headed "SIGISMUNDUS SALBLINGER, / Augustanus, ad Musices Studiosos."
On fol. 4v of the tenor part book: preface by Salblinger in German, headed "Sigmund Salblinger in Augspurg, / zu den liebhabenden der Music."
On fols. 5-7 of the tenor part book: table of contents.
On fols. 7v-8 of the tenor part book: instructions headed "JACOBUS FABER, STAPULENSIS, / De elementis Musicalibus scribens, inducit quae sequuntur."
On fol. 8v of the tenor part book: epigraph in Latin headed "ERASMUS ROTERODAMUS. / In Apophthegmatum, Libro II. / de Institutes Laconun."
On fol. 9 of the tenor partbook: poem in Latin headed "JOANNIS PINICIANI / MUSICAE ARTIS AMATORIBUS / CARMEN"; the poem begins "Huc omnes blandi veniant Heliconis amici," and it is dated "An. Domini, M. D. XL."
Fol. 9 = fol. A1.
On fol. L7v of the tenor part book: afterword in Latin headed "MELCHIOR KRIESSTEIN / CALCOGRAPHUS BASILIENSIS, / municeps Augustanus, Musicae deditis, / S. P.," and dated "Ex Augusta Vindelicorum, Mense Martio: Anno Domini, M. D. XL."
On fol. L8 of the tenor part book: afterword in German headed "Melcher Kriesstein, Buchtrucker, von Basel purtig, Mitburger / zu Augspurg, wunnscht den Liebhabern der Music, / vil hail." and dated "Geben zu Augspurg, im Jar, do man zelet, nach Christi gepurt, M. D. end XL. / im Mertzen."
On fol. L8v of the tenor part book: printer's mark, followed by the colophon reading "Augustae Vindelicorum, Melchior Kriesstein / excudebat, An. Domini M. D. XL."
Foliation and attributions in the inventory below are taken from the tenor part book (except for the duos, nos. 90-93, which appear only in the contratenor and quinta et sexta vox part books, and the canons, nos. 94-104, which appear only in the quinta et sexta vox).
Colophon on the last page of all the part books except the tenor: "Augustae Vindelicorum, Melchior Kriesstein excudebat, An. &c. XL." (divided between two lines of type in the quinta et sexta vox).
On fol. H7v of the quinta et sexta vox: textless circle canon with a cut of a hunter in the middle, the initials ".S. .D." at the top, and the date ".1540." at the bottom. On fol. H8 of the quinta et sexta vox: cut of birds pecking at an owl, surrounded by the motto "Sola vagor, nulli noceo, / plangens, tamen illae / Immerito nobis / insidiantur aves," and followed by the colophon.
For further information, see EitnerB 1877.
Containing: DUOS IN CONTRATENOR AND QUINTA ET SEXTA VOX; CANONS ("FUGAE") IN QUINTA ET SEXTA VOX ONLY; MOTET IN ALL PART BOOKS
RISM series: B/I
Source of description note: D-Mbs Mus.pr. 142
Bibliographic reference: 1540g VD16 S 1431
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Germany
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Material held: S

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Material held: AB
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Material held: missing T
RISM ID no.: 993104292
Last update: May 3, 2024