Missarum liber primus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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Title: Missarum liber primus

Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Publication date and place: 1554 in Rome by Valerio and Aloysio Dorico.

Known editions: reprinted in 1572 (Rome: heirs of Aloysio Dorico), 1581 (Brescia: Tomaso Bozzola), 1591 (Rome: Alessandro Gardano), & 1596 (Venice: Angelo Gardano)

Description: Palestrina's first book of masses with three for four voices and one each for five and six voices.

Facsimile: Bavarian State Library

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List of works

Quatuor vocibus

1. Missa Ecce sacerdos magnus
2. Missa Gregem celi
3. Missa Virtute magna
4. Missa Gabriel archangelus

Quinque vocibus

5. Missa ad cenam Agni providi

Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Missa Gabriel archangelus 1554 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Sacred Masses 4

6

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