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Kopenhagen Chansonnier

Kopenhagen Thott291 8o, the so called Kopenhagen Chansonnier, is one of the main sources of 15th century chansons in France. This site offers a splendid online facsimile-reproduction of this chansonnier. […]

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Leuven Chansonnier

Seit einigen Tagen ist die sensationelle Neuigkeit bekannt geworden, dass ein bisher völlig unbekanntes Chansonnier aus der 2. Hälfte des 15. Jahrhunderts von der Alamire Stiftung digitalisiert verfügbar ist. Es […]

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Liederbuch des Johannes Heer (St. Gallen 462)

St. Gallen Stiftsbibliothek Codex 462, Songbook of Glaren caplan Johannes Heer, containing folksongs and drinking songs, about 1510-20 September 2007 http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/de/list/one/csg/0462

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London, British Library, MS Royal 8 G.vii

This is a Flemish Choirbook bei Petrus Alamire from 1520-35, containing motets by de la Rue, Févin, Josquin and many anonymous works. It was given to Henry VIII as a […]

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Mecheln Stadtarchiv MEa-ms-ss

Masses by Pierre de la Rue and Pipelare Facsimile published by Alamire Foundation, please note their terms of use! September 2015 http://www.idemdatabase.org/alamire/items/show/97

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Mellon Chansonnier

Finally the very important Mellon Chansonnier is now available online! Juli 2009 http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/brbldl/oneITEM.asp?pid=2008083&iid=1042028&srchtype=ITEM

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Modena IV

Modena, Duomo, Biblioteca et Archivio Capitolare Ms Mus IV. This source combines diverse parts assembled by Orazio Vecchi at the end of the 16th century. Masses by Josquin, Compere, Brumel, […]

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Montecassino 871

Abbazia di Montecassino, Ms 871. Assembled in a Benedictine monastery in Naples, it contains an eclectic mixture of Neapolitan secular songs and sacred repertoire. Its core composers are Cornago and […]

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München 3154 (Leopold Codex)

Choirbook copied around 1480 with Marian repertoire. Compositions by Compere, Josquin, Obrecht…. For more details: Musical life in Vienne View Facsimile

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Orchesographie von Thoinot Arbeau

Arbeau’s Orchesographie is the most important dance manual of Renaissance dance. Apart from the instructions in form of a dialogue of pupil and teacher it contains a few chansons. It […]

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