In Nomine (Taverner, John)



Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Jurabe (2013/10/18)

Editor Denis Stevens (1922-2004)
Publisher. Info. Hortus Musicus 134
Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1955.
Misc. Notes From the uploader's library. Part of a collection entitled In Nomine. Altenglische Kammermusik für 4 und 5 Stimmen. This is the first piece (out of 7). It is for 4 voices, not 5 like the version below, however Denis Stevens lists a string quintet arrangement among his sources (see Misc. Comments).
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Fynnjamin (2011/3/28)

Copyist Robert Wright Weidner (b.1923)
Publisher. Info. The Early In Nomine: A Genesis of Chamber Music
Rochester, NY: University of Rochester, 1960.
Misc. Notes 5-voice
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Editor Robert Wright Weidner (b.1923)
Richard Kram, typeset
Publisher. Info. Robert Wright Weidner
Misc. Notes Just re-notated the In Nomine (assuming clefs for two violins, viola, and two cellos)
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Editor Allen Garvin
Publisher. Info. Dallas: Hawthorne Early Music, 2015.
Misc. Notes Typeset from Christ Church MSS 979-983.
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General Information

Work Title In Nomine
Alternative. Title
Composer Taverner, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJT 2
Key G ('minor' mode)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 4 or 5 instruments, most likely viol consort

Misc. Comments

  • Grove Music does not mention a 5-part version, only the 4-part version. Therefore, the 5-part version is tagged as an arrangement, as indicated in the Denis Stevens sources below.
  • Denis Stevens provides the following sources : British Museum RM 24 d 2, f.22 (Score); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Mus. Sch. D 212-216, no.2 (Parts); Oxford, Christ Church Library, Mus. Ms. 371, f.6v (Organ arrangement with ornaments: Bärenreiter edition 385, Altenglische Orgelmusik, pp.12-13); British Museum Add. Ms.4900, f.61v (for Lute and Soprano); Add. 15166, f.88v (with title "In trouble and adversitie"); Add. 29246, f.54v (for Lute and Soprano); Add. 30480, f.53 (with title "O geve thanks unto ye Lord"); Add. 30513, f.41v (Organ arrangement); Add. 31390, f.101 (String Quintet arrangement).