For superius, contratenor, tenor and bassus (2-5 voices) Principally French and Dutch words. Title from cover. Facsim. reprint of 4 17th cent. partbooks from the Archief van de classis Alkmaar van de Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk, inv. nr. 377; Rijksarchief in Noord-Holland; originally published: Amsterdam : Joost Jansen, 1644. Introd. consists of instructions for reading music. Contains chansons, madrigals, Dutch songs by Clemens non Papa, Crecquillon, Sandrin and others.