Psalmorum Selectorum. Tomus tertius.


Collection of 40 Latin motets.


Standardised TitlePsalmorum Selectorum. Tomus tertius.
Transcribed TitleTranscribed title page from tenor part book: TOMVS TERTIVS / PSALMORVM SELECTORVM QVA= / tuor & Quin[que], & quidam plurium uocum. / TENOR / Norimbergae apud Io. Petreium, anno / Salutis M.D. XLII. / Cum priuilegio Caesarae ate[que] Regiae / Maiestatis ad Quinquennium.
Variant TitleTomus Tertius Psalmorum Selectorum Quatuor & Quin[que], & quidam plurium uocum.
ImprintNorimbergae : Apud Io. Petreium, MDXLII.
FormatCopy at A.620.l. Discantus (62 leaves), Altus (59 leaves), Tenor (68 leaves), Bassus (57 leaves); paper dimensions: 135 x 185 mm.
PlaceNuremberg, Germany
TypePrinted music

British Library A.620.l.


RISM B/I, 15426

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With one motet by Josquin des Prez, two by Layolle, two by Senfl, three by Lemlin, one by Ducis, one by Arthopius, one by Unterholtzer, one by Johann Walther, two by Claudin, one by Pieton, three by Gombert, five by Jachet, two by Lerithier, one by Lupus, one by Champion, three by Paminger, one by Heugel, one by Gosse, and eight with composer unknown.

29 of the motets are in four parts (DATB), and 11 are in five parts (7x DATTB), (1x DATBB), (1x DAATB), (2x DDATB). Secundus parts for each respective voice is held in its own book (i.e. Tenor secundus is in tenor book).  "Lauda Hierusalem" and "Vsquequo D[omi]ne" require secundus cantus, "Beati omnes" requires secundus bassus, "Domine labia mea" requires secundus altus, and "Saluum me fac", "Beati omnes", "In te domine", "Laudate dominum", "Domine exaudi", "Beati omnes" and "Beatus uir" require tenor secundus. The last five-part motet in the tenor book, "Beatus uir", does not specify "tenor secundus" but only "Quinta vox".  With table of contents. Preface written by Georg Forster, dated 10 March 1542. Copy at A.620.l. bears the stamp ’Ex Biblioth. Regia Berolinensi.’

Copy at A.620.l. Bearing the stamp 'Ex Biblioth. Regia Berolinensi.'

Table of Contents

Quoniam ipse liberavit / Josquin -- In co[n]verte[n]do D[omi]n[u]s captivitate Syon (secunda pars: Converte D[omi]ne) -- Miserere mei Deus (secunda pars: Cor mu[n]du[m] crea in me De[us]) / F. de Layolle -- In D[omi]no co[n]fido (secunda pars: Domin[us] in te[m]plo sancto suo) / Lud. Senfl -- Nisi Dominus aedificaverit (secunda pars: Ecce haereditas Domini) / Laurentius Lemlin -- Judica Domine nocentes me -- De [pro]fundis clamavi (secunda pars: A Custodia matuti) / Benedictus Ducis -- Nisi Domin[us] aedificaverit (secunda pars: Cum dederit dilectis suis) -- Nisi D[omi]n[u]s (secunda pars: Cum dederit dilectis suis) / Balthasar Arthopius - In converte[n]do D[omi]n[u]s captivitatem Sion (secunda pars: Converte D[omi]ne captivitatem nostra) / Laur. Lemlin -- Deus in adiutorium (secunda pars: Exultent & laetentur) / Laurentius Lemlin -- Domine quid multiplicati (secunda pars: Ego dormi vi) -- Laudate pueri D[omi]n[u]m / Rup. Unterholtzer -- Laudate D[omi]n[u]m / Ioannes Vualterus -- Miserere mei D[omi]ne (secunda pars: Miserere mei Deus) Claudin -- Benedicat te Dominus (secunda pars: Benedicite Deum) / Lerithier -- Ad te Domine levavi (secunda pars: Reminiscere miserationum tuarum Domine) / Claudin -- In te Domine speravi (secunda pars: Quoniam fortitudo mea) / Lerithier -- Beati o[mn]es q[ui] time[n]t D[omi]n[u]m (secunda pars: Ecce sic benedicetur homo) / Loyset Pieton -- Salvum me fac D[omi]ne (secunda pars: Propter miseriam in opum) / Nicolaus Gombert -- Super flumina Babilonis (secunda pars: Si oblitus fuero) / Nicolaus Gombert - Domine ne in furore (secunda pars: Laboravi in gemitu meo) / F. de Layolle -- Cantate Domino canticu[m] novu[m] (secunda pars: Cantate ei, & psallite) / Jachet -- Ecce nunc benedicite Domino -- Qui confidunt in D[omi]no (secunda pars: Quia non relinquet D[omi]n[u]s) / Lupus -- Salvu[m] me fac D[omi]ne (secunda pars: Veni in altitudinem maris) / Jachet -- Beati omnes qui time[n]t D[omi]n[u]m (secunda pars: Ecce sic benedicetur homo) / Gombert -- In te D[omi]ne speravi (secunda pars: Quoniam fortitudo mea) / Jachet -- Laudate D[omi]n[u]m o[mn]es gentes / Jachet -- Domine exaudi orationem meam (secunda pars: Aspice in me) / Jachet -- Beati omnes qui time[n]t / Nicol. Champion -- Domine quid multiplicati sunt qui tribulant me (secunda pars: Voce mea ad d[omi]n[u]m clamavi) / Leon. Paminger -- Usquequo D[omi]ne oblivisceris (secunda pars: Illumina oculos meos) -- Domine labia mea aperies -- Ne reminiscaris Domine delicta mea / Ludovic[us] Senffl -- Dixit D[omi]n[u]s Domino meo (secunda pars: Juravit D[omi]n[u]s & non poenitebit eum) / Leon. Paminger -- In convertendo D[omi]n[u]s (secunda pars: Convertere Domine captivita) / Leon. Paminger -- Lauda Hierusalem Dominu[m] (secunda pars: Mittit cristallu[m] suum) / Heugel -- Beatus vir qui intelligit (secunda pars: Verbum iniquum constituerunt) / Gosse -- Deo gratia.

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