Missarum liber quartus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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Title: Missarum liber quartus

Full title: Missarum cum quatuor et quinque vocibus, liber quartus

Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Publication date and place: 1582 in Venice by Angelo Gardano.


Known editions: Reprinted in 1590 (Milan: Francesco & the heirs of Simon Tini) and 1610 (Milan: the heirs of Simon Tini & Francesco Lomazzo). The 1610 edition includes an organ bass part by organist Alessandro Nuvolini.

Description: Palestrina's fourth book of masses, containing seven works for four and five voices.

Facsimile: IMSLP - 1582 & 1590 editions

External links:

List of works

Quatuor vocibus

1. Missa Lauda Sion
2. Missa Secunda a4 (Primi Toni)
3. Missa Jesu nostra redemptio
4. Missa L'homme armé a 4

Quinque vocibus

5. Missa Eripe me de inimicis
6. Missa Secunda a 5
7. Missa O magnum mysterium

Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer No. Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Missa Jesu nostra redemptio 1582 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 3 Sacred Masses 4 (6) SATB
Missa L'homme armé a 4 1582 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 4 Sacred Masses 4 SATB
Missa Lauda Sion 1582 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 1 Sacred Masses 4/5 ATTB,SATB
Missa O magnum mysterium 1582 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 7 Sacred Masses 5 SAATB
Missa Secunda a4 (Primi Toni) 1582 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 2 Sacred Masses 4 SATB,STTB