The Polyphony Database

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Title Function(s) Composer # Sources
Absalon fili mi Josquin Desprez c.1450–1521 4
(GB-Lbl Royal-8-G-vii) London: Alamire, Petrus, c.1513-c.1525 (Choirbook, MS) #32 c3 c4 f4 f5 Attrib: Anon
Selectissimae necnon familiarissimae ... (RISM 1540/7) Selectissimae necnon familiarissimae cantiones, ultra centum Augsburg: Kriesstein, Melchior and Salminger, Sigmund, 1540 (Partbook, Print) RISM #24 g1 c1 c2 c4 Attrib: Iosquin
Tertia pars magni operis musici, cont... (RISM 1559/2) Tertia pars magni operis musici, continens clarissimorum symphonistarum tam veterum quàm recentiorum, praecipue vero Clementis non Papae, Carmina elegantissima. Quatuor vocum Nuremberg: Berg, Johann and Neuber, Ulrich, 1559 (Partbook, Print) RISM #10 g1 c1 c2 c4 Attrib: Iosquin de Prees
Absolve Domine Vasquez, Juan c.1500–c.1560 4
Agenda defunctorum (RISM V996) Montedosca: Montedosca, Martin de, 1556 (Partbook, Print) RISM #22 c1 c3 c4 f3 Attrib: Ioanes Vasquez
Absolve Domine Anon 4
(E-SI 21) Santo Domingo de Silos (Choirbook, MS) #29 c1 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Anon
Absolve Domine animas eorum (Responsory), Office for the dead Anon 4
(D-Mbs 2747) (Choirbook, MS) #12 c1 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Anon Officium defunctorum: Matins, second nocturn - responsory, lectio I
Absolve quaesumus Domine Anon 8
(I-Rn 149-150) (Choirbook, MS) #3 c1 c1 c3 c3 c4 c4 f4 f4 Attrib: Anon
Absorbeat quaeso Pothárn Imre Monte, Philippe de 1521–1603 6
Sacrarum cantionum cum sex vocibus qu... (RISM M3321) Sacrarum cantionum cum sex vocibus quae vulgo motecta nuncupantur, nunc primum in lucem editus Liber Secundus Venice: Gardano, Angelo, 1587 (Partbook, Print) RISM #14 c1 c1 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Philippi de Monte
Absterge Domine Tallis Scholars Tallis, Thomas c.1505–1585 5
Hamond partbooks (GB-Lbl Add. 30480–4) London, c.1560-c.1590 (Partbook, MS) #27 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Anon as Wipe away my sins
(GB-Ckc Rowe 316) Cambridge, 1565 (Partbook, MS) #4 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Anon as Wipe away my sins
Sadler partbooks (GB-Ob 1-5) Oxford: Sadler, John, c.1565-1585 (Partbook, MS) #35 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Thomas Tallis
(GB-Lbl Add. 22597) London, c.1565-c.1585 (Partbook, MS) #35 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Anon Textless, titled 'Discomfit them, O Lord'
Cantiones quae ab argumento sacrae vo... (RISM 1575/3) Cantiones quae ab argumento sacrae vocantur quinque et sex partim London: Vautrollier, Thomas, 1575 (Partbook, Print) RISM #2 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: T. Tallis
(GB-Ob Tenbury 1464) Oxford, c.1575 (Partbook, MS) #48 c1 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Mr Tallys
A booke of In nomines & other solfain... (GB-Lbl Add. 31390) A booke of In nomines & other solfainge songes of 5,6,7,and 8 parts for voyces or Instrumentes London: Woodcock, Clement, c.1578 (Tablebook, MS) #108 c1 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: mr Tallis
Braikenridge MS (GB-Ob Tenbury 1486) Oxford: Sadler, John, 1591 (Partbook, MS) #23 c1 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Anon
Willmott MS (GB-Ob MS. Mus. c. 784) Oxford: Sadler, John, 1591 (Partbook, MS) #23 c1 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Anon
(US-NYp Drexel 4180-4185) New York: Merro, John, 1600-1650 (Partbook, MS) #95 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Mr Tallis
(US-NYp Drexel 4180-4185) New York: Merro, John, 1600-1650 (Partbook, MS) #39 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Mr Tallis as Wipe away my sins
Chirk Castle Partbooks (US-NYp Mus. Res. *MNZ (Chirk) [1-4]) Wrexham, c.1618-c.1633 (Partbook, MS) RISM #40 c1 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: mr Thomas Tallis as Discomfort them, O Lord
Dunnington-Jefferson Manuscript (GB-Ym M29S) c.1632 (Partbook, MS) #55 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Mr Tallis as Forgive me Lord my sin
The first book of selected church mus... (RISM 1641/5) The first book of selected church musick, consisting of services and anthems, such as are now used in the cathedrall, and collegiat churches of this kingdome. Never before printed. Whereby such bookes as were heretofore with much difficulty and charges, transcribed for the use of the quire, are now to the saving of much labour and expence, publisht for the generall good of all such as shall desire them either for publick or private exercise. Collected out of divers approved authors, by Iohn Barnard one of the minor cannons of the Cathedrall Church of Saint Paul, London. London: Griffin, Edward and Barnard, John, 1641 (Partbook, Print) RISM #55 c2 c3 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Tho. Tallis as Wipe away my sins
Absterget Deus omnem lacrymam Comm. Martyrs Handl, Jacob (Gallus) 1550–1591 6
Quartus tomus musici operis harmoniar... (RISM H1985) Quartus tomus musici operis harmoniarum quatuor, quinque, sex, octo et plurium vicum, quae ex sancto catholicae ecclesiae usu ita sunt dispositae, ut omni tempore inservire queant Prague: Nigrinus, Georg, 1590 (Partbook, Print) RISM #49 c1 c3 c3 c4 f4 f4 Attrib: Iacobo Hándl
Absterget Deus omnem lacrymam Francis Bevan (SATB) Comm. Martyrs Paminger, Leonhard 1495–1567 4
Tertius tomus ecclesiasticarum cantio... (RISM P830) Tertius tomus ecclesiasticarum cantionum, quatuor, quinque, sex, et plurium vocum, a prima dominica post festum S. Trrinitatis, usque ad primam Dominicam Adventus Domini et Salvatoris nostri Jesu Christi. His commune de Sanctis Ecclesiae Dei, et quaedam Fragmenta ex canticis Canticorum salomonis, accesserunt. Nuremberg: Gerlach, Dietrich and Gerlach, Katharina, 1576 (Partbook, Print) RISM #208 c1 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Leonarto Pamingero
Absterget Deus omnem lacrymam Comm. Martyrs Paminger, Balthasar c.1523–1546 4
Tertius tomus ecclesiasticarum cantio... (RISM P830) Tertius tomus ecclesiasticarum cantionum, quatuor, quinque, sex, et plurium vocum, a prima dominica post festum S. Trrinitatis, usque ad primam Dominicam Adventus Domini et Salvatoris nostri Jesu Christi. His commune de Sanctis Ecclesiae Dei, et quaedam Fragmenta ex canticis Canticorum salomonis, accesserunt. Nuremberg: Gerlach, Dietrich and Gerlach, Katharina, 1576 (Partbook, Print) RISM #209 g2 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Balthasar Paminger
Absterget Deus omnem lacrymam Comm. Martyrs Paminger, Sigismund 1539–1571 4
Tertius tomus ecclesiasticarum cantio... (RISM P830) Tertius tomus ecclesiasticarum cantionum, quatuor, quinque, sex, et plurium vocum, a prima dominica post festum S. Trrinitatis, usque ad primam Dominicam Adventus Domini et Salvatoris nostri Jesu Christi. His commune de Sanctis Ecclesiae Dei, et quaedam Fragmenta ex canticis Canticorum salomonis, accesserunt. Nuremberg: Gerlach, Dietrich and Gerlach, Katharina, 1576 (Partbook, Print) RISM #210 g2 c3 c4 f3 Attrib: Sigismundus Paminger
Absterget Deus omnem lacrymam Comm. Martyrs Porta, Costanzo c.1528–1601 6
Musica sex canenda vocibus in nonnull... (RISM P5178) Musica sex canenda vocibus in nonnulla ex sacris litteris collecta verba. Liber Primus Venice: Gardano, Antonio, 1571 (Partbook, Print) RISM #16 g2 c2 c2 c3 c3 c4 Attrib: Constantii Portae
Absterget Deus omnem lacrymam - Non esurient Comm. Martyrs Vecchi, Orfeo c.1551–1603 4
Motectorum quae in Communi Sanctorum ... (RISM V1075) Motectorum quae in Communi Sanctorum quatuor vocibus concinuntur liber primus Milan: Tradate, Agostino, 1603 (Partbook, Print) RISM #7 c1 c3 c4 f4 Attrib: Orphei Vecchii
Abus sert a conduire en court Anon 3
Quarante et deux chansons musicales a... (RISM 1529/4) Quarante et deux chansons musicales a troys parties nouvellement et correctement imprimees Paris: Attaingnant, Pierre, 1529 (Partbook, Print) RISM #31 c1 c3 f4 Attrib: Anon
Acabarseam mis plazeres Anon 3
(P-Ln CIC 60) c.1570 (Choirbook, MS) #36 c3 c3 f3 Attrib: Anon
A caena calice accepto Kessler, Wendelin fl.1572–1580 5
Selectae aliquot et omnibus fere musi... (RISM K492) Selectae aliquot et omnibus fere musicalium instrumentorum generibus accommodatissimae cantiones super evangelia, quae diebus dominicis et praecipuis sanctorum festis, ab adventu resurrectionem usque Christi, solent tractari Wittenberg: Lehmann, Zacharias, 1582 (Partbook, Print) RISM #32 g2 c2 c3 c3 f4 Attrib: Wwendelino Kesslero Cantharo
A caso un giorno - Vaga d'udir - Con quel poco di spirto Wert, Giaches de 1535–1596 5
Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque... (RISM W876) Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque voci Venice: Gardano, Antonio, 1568 (Partbook, Print) RISM #13 c1 c2 c3 c3 c4 c4 c4 f4 Attrib: Giaches de VVert Stanze. Prima stanza a 5, seconda a 6, terza a 7. Seconda adds c3, c4, Terza adds c2, c4
Accedens tentator dixit Jesu Dulichius, Philipp 1562–1631 5
Novum opus musicum duarum partium, co... (RISM D3686) Novum opus musicum duarum partium, continens dicta insigniora ex evangeliis dierum cum dominicorum, tum festorum praecipuorum totius anni Stettin: Myliander, Stephan, 1599 (Partbook, Print) RISM #20 g3 c3 c4 c4 f4 Attrib: Philippo Dulichio Dominica 1 Quadragesimae
Accedentes servi ad patrem - At ille dixit non - Colligite primum zizania Vulpius, Melchior c.1570–1615 6
Pars prima cantionum sacrarum cum sex... (RISM V2569) Pars prima cantionum sacrarum cum sex, septem, octo, et pluribus vocibus concinnatarum Jena: Richtzenhain, Salomon, 1602 (Partbook, Print) RISM #15 g2 g2 c2 c3 c3 f3 Attrib: Melchiore Vvlpio
Accenda i cori a l'arme - Che nel mezzo del fumo Wert, Giaches de 1535–1596 6
Il secondo libro de' madrigali a cinq... (RISM W860) Il secondo libro de' madrigali a cinque voci di Giaches de VVert novamente posti in luce et da lui proprio corretti Venice: Scotto, Girolamo, 1561 (Partbook, Print) RISM #12 c1 c2 c3 c4 f4 f4 Attrib: Giaches de VVert
Accepit autem omnes timor Faber, Benedikt 6
Promptuarii Musici, sacras harmonias ... (RISM 1617/1) Promptuarii Musici, sacras harmonias V. VI. VII. & VIII. vocum... pars quarta Strasbourg: Bertram, Anton, Ledertz, Paul, and Vincentius, Caspar, 1617 (Partbook, Print) RISM #44 c1 c1 c3 c4 c4 f4 bc Attrib: Benedicti Fabri
Accepit ergo Jesus panes Cardoso, Manuel 1566–1650 5
Livro de varios motetes, officio da s... (RISM C1042) Livro de varios motetes, officio da semana santa e outras cousas Lisbon: Craesbeeck, Laurenco, 1648 (Choirbook, Print) RISM #18 g2 g2 c2 c3 f3 Attrib: Fr. Manoel Cardoso

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