User talk:Jason Smart

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Hi Jason, a belated welcome to CPDL! :) Thanks for all these new editions.

I replied to your question on my own talk page, please check there, ok? —Carlos Email.gif 01:26, 11 September 2012 (CDT)

Asperges me (Anonymous) disambiguation

Hi Jason,

Always a pleasure to spot another of your new editions! Asperges me (Anonymous) (not to be confused with Asperges me Domine (Anonymous)) is apparently the 2nd setting in Gyffard. I'd be very interested to know what you think of titling anonymous pieces; the Anon. composer page is really getting out of control. One solution I've seen is O salutaris Hostia (Gyffard) (Anonymous) though [[Title (Anonymous, source)]] avoids double parentheses. All the best, Richard Mix (talk) 00:10, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

Hi Richard,

I really haven't got the hang of how this ChoralWiki works, so I hope you see this. I screwed up the upload of "Asperges me" and I messaged Carlos to ask him to alter the title to "Asperges me (Gyffard Partbooks, 2nd setting)", but I can't relocate my message. Yes, the Anonymous section is getting very unwieldy. I am not really qualified to comment, but it occurs to me that people querying the anonymous section will likely have specific parameters in mind. I haven't really thought about it before, but offhand it seems to me that what is required is for the "Anonymous" composer link to lead to a hierarchy of sub-pages where one can "drill down" further via (1) sacred/secular, (2) period and (3) nationality. But ideally one would want to query any of these three in any order of priority, e.g. I might be looking for anonymous, secular French music from the Baroque era, or, alternatively, anonymous French music from the Renaissance that's sacred. Rather you than me!


Sheppard page


I noticed your suggestion on Carlo's page and experimented with a couple of small tweaks to the sortworks function at John_Sheppard#Latin_works. A possibly easier & tidier way might be the sortable table, as used at Johannes Ockeghem. Best of luck, from Tom Sawyer Richard Mix (talk) 20:15, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

Hi, Richard,

Thanks for picking up the gauntlet! An Ockeghem-type table would certainly work, but my own preference would be to group the pieces under sub-headings, much as they are now. I'd do the job myself except that I know there are various cross-references for many of the editions (to things like scoring and genre) and I'd be sure to mess things up if I tried meddling.

Best wishes,


Gloria Patri (Tallis)

Thanks for adding the information. It was obviously an extract from somewhere, but I had no idea where! I've edited your comment so that it leads directly to the relevant page.
Jamesgibb (talk) 10:13, 27 November 2017 (UTC)


Hi Jason. Sorry to take so long to reply (both family/medical issues and general extreme busy-ness these days, plus some searching about on John & Richard Fawkyner). I've moved the composer page to Fawkyner and added information that I've gleaned on the two possible suspects. I'm pretty sure Tim Symons was aware of the John background, since he is quite a scholar, and only subsequently may have entertained the possibility that there was a Cambridge Richard as an alternate choice. Anyway, many many many thanks for the "Gaude rosa" score! It's something I've wanted to see for a long, long time. Do you plan to engrave the other Fawkyner work? (I hope so!). Best wishes -- Chucktalk Giffen 18:11, 30 June 2020 (UTC)