Lamentations for six voices

Robert White

edited:Edward Wickham


  Cat. 0035 H (hight pitch)
Cat. 0035 L (Low pitch)
    High pitch
Low pitch
  Genre: Lamentations  
  Liturgical Use: Tenebrae (Holy Week)  
  Vocal Disposition: SSAATB (high)
AATTBarB (Low)

 
  Price: £3.25  

Introduction ...

Robert White

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Sources

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Text and Translation

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Editorial Procedures and Conventions
 

Clefs and signatures: The original clefs and signatures are indicated in the prefatory staves.
Note values and barring:
Note values have been halved.
Transposition: Two versions are available. In the high pitch version for SSAATB the pitch has been raised by a tone. In the low pitch version for AATTBarB the pitch has been lowered by three semitones.
Voice designations and ranges:
The editorís voice designations are given after the prefatory staves. The ranges of each part are indicated at the pitch of the modern edition.
Accidentals:
Accidentals given in the source are shown within the stave.
Accidentals which are implied by the rules of musica ficta are provided editorially above the notes.
Text and Underlay: Text underlay given explicitly in the source is shown in a normal typeface. Editorial interpolations are shown in an italic font. Latin spelling and punctuation have been standardised.
Variants: A list of variants between the seven sources is provided in the edition.


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