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Title The crowned rose [music] : motets for Henry VIII from London, British Library, Royal MS 11 E. XI / edited by Anna Parsons and Nick Sandon.

Published Newton Abbot, Devon, England : Antico Edition, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank Scores  TD CRO.1    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 score (xxiv, 28 p.) : ill. ; 30 cm.
Notes For 3-5 unacc. voices; probably originally intended for male sopranos and altos, tenors and basses. Includes the complete musical contents of the early16th century ms. choirbook, with reproductions of the illuminations.
Title from cover.
The introduction discusses the political and attribution aspects of the ms., including the possibility that a substantial portion of the music was composed by the prominent English lawyer, diplomat, and cleric Richard Sampson; cf. the entry Sampson in the New Grove dict. of music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Salve radix -- Psallite felices / (Richard) Sampson -- Sub tuum presidium / Benedictus de Opitiis -- Quam pulcra es / (Richard) Sampson -- Hec est preclarum vas -- Beati omnes.
Language notes Latin words, also printed as texts with English translations.
Other author Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547.
Parsons, Anna.
Sandon, Nick.
Sampson, Richard, d. 1554.
British Library. Manuscript. Royal 11 E XI.
Subject Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.
Motets -- 16th century.
Variant Title Motets for Henry VIII from London, British Library, Royal MS 11 E. XI
Publisher Number RCM30 Antico Edition