Dulces exuviae (Josquin des Prez)

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  • (Posted 2019-03-18)   CPDL #53623:     
Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-03-18).   Score information: A4, 4 pages   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Transposed a minor third higher (for SATB), otherwise identical to CPDL #53622 below.
  • (Posted 2019-03-18)   CPDL #53622:     
Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-03-18).   Score information: A4, 4 pages   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Original pitch (for ATTB). Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from the two surviving sources, as listed below.
  • CPDL #27656:         
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2012-11-26).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 85 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key, note values halved. MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Dulces exuviae
Composer: Josquin des Prez
Lyricist: Virgil

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB or ATTB
Genre: SecularOde

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

 Manuscript c.1513-25 in Royal 8 G. vii, no. 29
First published: 1559 in Tertia pars magni opera musici, Nürnberg: Berg (Montanus) & Neuber

Description: This setting of Dido's famous lament survives in only two sources.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Dulces exuviae.