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Leonarda: Selected Compositions

Isabella Leonarda
Selected Compositions
Edited by Stewart Carter
Leonarda: Selected Compositions
Full Score (1988)
9x12, xxii + 104 pp.

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Performance Parts

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Keyboard-Vocal Score (1988)
Keyboard-Vocal score

Instrumental Part(s) (1988)
Set of 3 parts (vn. 1; vn. 2; vne.)
Although Leonarda wrote more music than any other woman of the Baroque era, only one of her nearly 200 extant compositions has previously appeared in a modern edition. This volume reveals Leonarda's highly expressive style and offers a representative selection of her works in various genres. Included are two concerted liturgical works (a Kyrie and a psalm setting), four motets, and two sonatas.
Sacred Vocal Compositions with Liturgical Texts
Kyrie, from Messa concertata, Op. 4, No. 1
Beatus vir, Op. 19, No. 4
Sacred Vocal Compositions with Extra-liturgical Texts
Volo Jesum, Op. 3, No. 6
Care plage, cari ardores, Op. 17, No. 9
Ad arma, o spiritus, Op. 13, No. 3
Paremus nos, fideles, Op. 13, No. 11
Instrumental Compositions
Sonata prima, Op. 16, No. 1
Sonata duodecima, Op. 16, No. 12
Jerome Roche, Music & Letters, May 1990; John Wagstaff, Brio, V26 #1
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