Selectissimarum missarum flores, ex praestantissimis nostrae aetatis authoribus quatuor, quinque, sex et plurium vocum collecti.


Collection of masses in four to eight parts.


Standardised TitleSelectissimarum missarum flores, ex praestantissimis nostrae aetatis authoribus quatuor, quinque, sex et plurium vocum collecti.
Transcribed TitleSELECTISSIMARVM / MISSARVM FLORES, EX / PRAESTANTISSIMIS NOSTRAE AETATIS / AVTHORIBVS QVATVOR, QVINQVE, SEX ET / plurium Vocum Collecti: Et ad Ecclesiae Catholicae vsum ordine / decenti dispositi/ Opera D. Matthiae Pottier Cathedralis Ecclesiae D. Marie / Antuerpiensis Phonasci. / Missarum & Authorum Nomina Versa pagina repperies. / ALTVS. /
ImprintANTVERPIAE. / Ex typographia Musica Petri Phalesij M.D.XCIX.
FormatCopy at A.64. ALTVS (36 leaves), BASSVS (32 leaves), QVINTVS (30 leaves); paper dimensions: 156 x 199 mm.
PlaceAntwerp, Belgium
TypePrinted music

British Library A.64.


RISM B/I, 15991

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The first two masses are for four voices, numbers 3-5 are for five voices, numbers 6-7 are for six voices and the last mass is for eight voices (in two choirs).

With table of contents in bassus part book.

Copy at A.64. Altus, bassus and quintus part books only.

Indexed names

Pottier, Matthias, ca. 1553-1629.
Phalèse, Pierre, b. ca. 1510, printer.  
van Winghe, Hieronymo, dedicatee.  
Viadana, Lodovico da, ca. 1560-1627. Missa Cantabo domino  
Lasso, Orlando di, 1532-1594, Missa Ad placitum  
Lasso, Orlando di, 1532-1594. Missa Sexti toni  
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, 1525?-1594. Masses, book 7. Missa Sacerdos et pontifex.  
Massaino, Tiburtio, ca. 1550-ca. 1609, Missa Sine nomine  
Asola, Giovanni Matteo, d. 1609, Missa Primi toni  
Croce, Giovanni, ca. 1557-1609. Missa Decantabat populus

Table of Contents

Missa cantabo domino / Ludovici Viadanae -- Missa ad placitum / Orlandi Lassi -- Missa sacredos et Pontifex / Jo. Petri Aloysii Praenestini -- Missa sine nomine / Mathiae Pottier -- Missa sexti toni / Orlandi Lassi -- Missa sagitta jonathae / Tiburtii Massaini -- Missa primi toni / Matthaei Asulae -- Missa decantabat / Jo. Croce.

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