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Il Primo Libro de le Canzoni Franzese

... per Andrea Antigo intagliate
Musical Score; Online
[Venetiis : Octavianum Scotum, 1535]
Nuovamente stampete & con diligentia corrette
French words
Variant Title
Canzoni franzese
  • Alle venture ; Lest boccane ; Mon cueur ; A vous me rends ; Quant ie stoye / Adriano [i.e. Willaert]
  • Le content est riche
  • Faict ou failly / Claudin [i.e. de Sermisy]
  • Tu disois que ie moroire
  • Noz bergiers et noz bergiers
  • Hau petitian / Joa. Lirithier
  • He Dieu la leyne
  • A Paris sur petit point
  • En lomdre dung buissonet / Joa. Lirithier [i.e. Lasson?]
  • Dont vient cella belle
  • Quant iay but du vin
  • Tant que viuray
  • Et la fan fan
  • Rosygnolet cognoystu point mamye
  • Le temps que court
  • Veci la mort
  • Vous my faictes tant rire
  • Mary da par sa mere
  • Au boys au boys madame / [Moullu].
1 part book ([24] p.)
  • Polyphonic chansons by J. Lhéritier, P. Moulu, J. Richafort, C. de Sermisy (5), A. Willaert (5) and anonymous (9).
  • Tenor part only.
  • Attribution to Lhéritier of "En lombre dung buissonet" is uncertain; attributed to Lasson in: Six gaillardes et six pavanes avec treze chansons musicales (Paris : Attaingnant, [ca. 1528]).
  • Title from colophon of bass part in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (shelf mark: Rar. 117k).
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in with partbook is a single vellum leaf from an unidentified ms. On one side is the soprano part for Sermisy's "Apres de vous secrerttement demeure" with an illuminated letter "A" bearing a coat of arms. The other side is a miniature depicting a musician playing a cornet-like instrument outside a walled city.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Gordon Collection. Gordon list, 317, described as: "Chansons français, a music book of love songs, the first known example of printed musical notes for French songs (other than religious), the tenor part. About 1525, perhaps Flandres, the only known possessor of musical types of this period was Andrea Antigo." Binder/Binding: Full brown morocco, by Thibaron-Echaubard. From the library of E.M. Bancel, with his armorial bookplate and with his initials blindstamped on sides. Printed music. With an illuminated vellum leaf inserted at front by a former owner. Leather bookplate of Douglas Gordon. Two descriptive items, which were laid in, have been placed in collection INSERT FILE.
Cited in
Eitner, Bibliographie der Musik-Sammelwerke, p. 34
RISM B/I, 1535-8
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