Novus annus, 3 settings from the Trent codices (Anonymous)
- Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2010-05-17). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 160 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Novus annus
Number of voices: 3 & 4vv Voicings: ATT and SATT
Genre: Secular, Madrigal
Instruments: A cappella
Manuscript post 1445 in the Trent codices codices 89 & 91, no. 89-030
Manuscript post 1445 in the Trent codices codices 89 & 91, no. 89-107
Manuscript post 1445 in the Trent codices codices 89 & 91, no. 93-258
Description: Three different settings, from two manuscripts, of a "conductus" for the Feast of Fools (festum stultorum) and the Feast of the Ass (Festum Asinorum). In the third setting only the Superius has the text, suggesting that the Tenor and the Contra can be played with instruments.
Original text and translations
| Latin text
Novus annus hodie
Translation by Eric Betthauser