Music for King Henry : BL Royal MS 11 E XI / commentary by Nicholas Bell ; performing edition by David Skinner.

British Library. Manuscript Royal 11 E XI.
London : Folio Society, 2009.
Musical score
1 score ([34] p.) : facsims. ; 51 cm. + 1 score (117 p., col. ill. ; 31 cm.) + 1 sound disc (76 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Music -- Manuscripts -- Facsimiles.
Choruses, Sacred.
Choruses, Secular.
Service books (Music).
Salve radix / Anonymous
Psallite felices / M. Sampson
Sub tuum presidium / Benedictus de Opitiis
Quam pulcra es amica mea / Sampson
Hec est preclarum vas / Anonymous
Beati omnes qui timent dominum / Anonymous.
Title from t.p. of commentary and performing edition.
Facsimile of 'The Royal Choirbook', a collection of motets presented to King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon in 1518, accompanied by a separate volume of commentary by Nicolas Bell with a performing edition by David Skinner and an audio CD entitled: Henry's music : motets from a royal choirbook : songs by Henry VIII / Alamire. Oxfordshire : Obsidian Records, c2009.
Commentary and facsimile are presented in their own slipcases blocked in gold.
Limited edition of 500 copies.
Produced to mark the 500th anniversary of the accession of King Henry VIII.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Folio Society (London, England)
Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547.
Sampson, fl. ca.1516.
Opitiis, Benedictus de, fl. 1500-1525.
Skinner, David.
Lawrence-King, Andrew.
Alamire (Musical group)
QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble.
Rosengarten Family Fund.
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