Vingt et six chansons musicales


Collection of chansons in four and five parts, with table of contents in each part book.


Standardised TitleVingt et six chansons musicales
Transcribed TitleVINGT ET SIX CHAN= / cons musicales & nouuelles con= / uenables tant a la uoix comme aussi / PROPICES A IOVER DE DI- / uers Instrumentz nouuellement Imprimees en / ANVERS. PAR THILMAN SVSATO / Correcteur & Imprimeur de Musicque. / SVPERIVS. / Cum Gratia & Priuilegio.
ImprintImprimees en / ANVERS. PAR THILMAN SVSATO.
FormatCopy at K.4.g.2. Svperivs (16 leaves + 1 inserted leaf), Tenor (18 leaves), Contra Tenor (16 leaves), Bassvs (16 leaves); original foliation: Superius [1], [leaf inserted], 2 – 16 f., Tenor [1], 2 – 17, [18] f., Contra tenor [1], 2 – 16 f., Bass [1 – 2], 3 – 16 f.; paper dimensions: 160 x 206 mm.
PlaceAntwerp, Belgium
SubjectPolyphonic chansons
TypePrinted music

British Library K.4.g.2


RISM B/I, 154315

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21 five-part and five four-part chansons (nos. 6, 7, 9, 10, 13). Nos 1, 6, 7, 20 and 24 are canons. The fifth voice part, when required, is printed in one of the other part books. The Tenor has a different title-page and a dedication in verse to Queen Mary of Hungary: at the end is ’Fin du Premier Liure’.

Copy at K.4.g.2. Imperfect. Fol. 1 of the Discantus part book is wanting, but has been supplied in manuscript. End flyleaf of contratenor part-book has pen and ink floral doodles and signature: Anthony Dixson, 1641. An additional leaf has been pasted in after folio 1 (folio 1*), on which the solution to the canon by Thomas Crequillon ‘Dont vient cela belle je vous supply’ has been written in a contemporary italic hand. 

Indexed names

Baston, Josquin, fl. 1542-1563, composer. 
Canis, Cornelius, ca. 1510-1561, composer. 
Crecquillon, Thomas, d. 1557?, composer. 
Gallus, Joannes, 16th cent., composer. 
Gombert, Nicolas, 16th cent., composer. 
Lupi, Johannes, d. 1539, composer. 
Maria, Queen, consort of Louis II, King of Bohemia and Hungary, 1505-1558, dedicatee. 
Mouton, Jean, d. 1522, composer. 
Rémy, Jean, d. 1562, composer. 
Richafort, Jean, fl. 1507-1548, composer. 
Susato, Tielman, fl. 1529-1561, printer and composer.

Table of Contents

Dont vient cela belle ie vous supply / Thomas. Crequillon -- Vostre gent corps doulce fillette / Io. Lupi -- Loing de tes yeulx tamour me vie[n]t / Tho. Crequillon -- La rosee du mois de may ma gaste / Io. Mouton -- Sans auoir aultres contenteme[n]s / Io. Gallus -- Trop a regretz faict mon cueur sa demeure -- Ie my leuay par vng matin / Descaudain -- Damours me planis & no[n] de vous mamye / Cor. Canis -- Si tu te plains damours tant seulleme[n]t / Tielman. Susato -- Pis ne me peult venir que iay iusques ici / Thomas Crequillon -- Ioyeulx receiul & gracieulx addresse / Io. Lupi -- Sans la veoir co[n]te[n]t ester ne puis / Tho. Crequillon -- Ie content est riche en ce monde / Tielman. Susato -- Plaisir nay plus mais vis en desconfort / [Ni. Gombert] -- Cvidez vous que dieu nous faille / Io. Richafort -- Vng iour viendra que iauray ma plaisance / [Gombert] -- Millez regretz fera mo[n] pouure cueur / Tielman. Susato -- Crainte & espoir moppressent gra[n]dement / Thomas Crequillon -- Qvui belles amours a souuent se les remue -- Accordez moy que vostre soye / Io. Baston -- Dargent me plains no[n] damours ou damye / Tielman. Susato -- Languir me fais en douleur & tristesse / Io. Baston -- Le bergier & la bergiere / Io. Gallus -- Tous mes amis venez ma plainte / Cor. Canis -- Si par souffrir lon peult vaincre fortune / Cor. Canis -- Pvis quen ianuier on peult appercheuoir / Tielman. Susato.

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