Music for Vespers and Compline: Vesper and Compline Music for Two Principal Voices

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This volume is part of a series of 25 full-score volumes of 17th-century Italian sacred music, a repertoire that has largely been unavailable for study or performance. It includes a comprehensive historical and biographical introduction, focuses on composers significant in their own time, and offers modern notation for contemporary performers.

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General Introduction * Editorial Methods * Introduction to the Vesper and Compline Volumes * Sources and Commentary * Critical Notes * Domine ad adiuvandum by Sisto Reina, 1660 * Domine ad adiuvandum by Giovanni Battista Bassani, 1690 * Magnificat by Giovanni Battista Biondi da Cesena, 1606 * Magnificat by Don Adriano Banchieri, 1613 * Laudate pueri Primo Tono by Giacomo Finetti, 1613 * Laudate Pueri by Giovanni Rovetta, 1642 * In te Domine speravi by Giovanni Antonio Rigatti, 1646 * Nisi Dominus by Orazio Tarditi, 1650 * Confitebor tibi Domine by Maurizio Cazzati, 1653 * Credidi by Francesco Petrobelli, 1670 * Confitebor tibi Domine by Giovanni Battista Bassani, 1690 * Omnes de Saba by Giovanni Francesco Anerio, 1613 * Dum esset Rex by Giovanni Francesco Anerio, 1613 * Nigra sum by Paolo Agostini, 1619 * Ab initio by Paolo Agostini, 1619 * Conditor alme siderum by Giovanni Rovetta, 1626 * Iste Confessor by Orazio Tarditi, 1650 * Iste Confessor by Francesco Cavalli, 1656
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