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The Wanley Manuscripts, Part 2

The Wanley Manuscripts, Part 2
Book II
Edited by James Wrightson
R100
The Wanley Manuscripts, Part 2
Full Score (1995)
978-0-89579-356-0
8.5x11, 217 pp.

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This large collection of four- and five-part English sacred music (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MSS Mus. Sch. e. 420–22) was probably compiled for use by an accomplished London parish choir during the earliest years of the reformed vernacular liturgy, ca. 1548–52. Although the set lacks a tenor partbook, Wanley is easily the most valuable of the few sources surviving from this momentous period. Its contents exemplify a wide range of musical styles and forms, from English arrangements of florid Latin masses to simple chordal "antems," including pieces by Tallis, Tye, and Shepard. The edition includes a complete transcription of the manuscript's contents with missing voice parts editorially reconstructed.
32. Magnificat, Thomas Knight
33. Nunc Dimittis
34. Te Deum
35. Benedictus
36. Magnificat
37. Nunc Dimittis
38. Te Deum
39. Benedictus
40. Venite
41. Let All the Congregation
42. All People Hearken
43. Praise Be to God
44. The Spirit of the Lord
45. Benedicite
46. O Clap Your Hands
47. O Eternal God Almighty, Robert Johnson
48. Remember Not, O Lord
49. If Ye Love Me, Thomas Tallis
50. Praise the Lord, O Our Souls, Robert Okeland
51. Verily, Verily I Say
52. Christus resurgens
53. O Lord the Maker of All Things
54. Litany Responses
55. Pater Noster
56. Pater Noster, Robert Stone
57. [Communion Service 3] (Kyrie; Gloria; Credo; Sanctus; Agnus Dei)
58. Christ Our Paschal Lamb
59. [Communion Service 4] (Kyrie; Gloria; Credo; Sanctus; Agnus Dei)
60. [Communion Service 5] (Kyrie; Gloria; Credo; Sanctus; Agnus Dei)
61. Christ Our Paschal Lamb, John Sheppard
62. O God Be Merciful unto Us, John Taverner
63. [Untexted]
64. [Offertory Sentence]: "Let Your Light So Shine"
 
Daniel Page, Notes, December 1996
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