THEODORUS RICCIUS: CANON IN DIAPENTE REMISSUM

MS 5529
MS Short Title THEODORUS RICCIUS: CANON IN DIAPENTE REMISSUM
Description MS in Latin on paper, Ansbach, Germany, 27 April 1597, 1 p 12x7 cm, written on 3 single staves in mensural notation without bars, inscribed in 9 lines with dedication, autograph, signed: "Canon in diapente remissum, fratres mei elongaverunt se a me. Haec scribebat Theodorus Riccius Illustr:mi ac Excell:mi principis Dni. D. Georgi Friderici Marchionis Brandeburg, Prussiae, Silesiae, etc. ducis chori musici magr. Onoldi 27 Aprilis 1597."
Provenance Kotte Autographs cat. 50 (December 2014):368
Commentary Theodorus Riccius, also known as Teodoro Riccio (1540-1600) Important Italian renaissance composer from Brescia who worked mostly as Hofkapellmeister in Königsberg and Ansbach under Count Georg Friedrich von Brandenburg. He composed madrigals (Venezia 1567), Motets, Masses (Königsberg 1579), a Magnificat (Königsberg 1579), as well as secular works such as "Canzone alia Neapolitana" (Nürnberg 1577) as well as the present otherwise unrecorded Canon dedicated to his Patron.
Place of origin Ansbach, Germany
Dates 1597 AD

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