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Ut per te omnes celitus; Ingens alumnus Padue

Four-voice motet by Johannes Ciconia


Bologna: Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Ms Q 15, fol. 260v-261 (3/2);
Oxford: Bodleian Library, MS Canonici Miscellaneous 213, fol. 119v-120 (4/2).


1. Polyphonia Sacra: A Continental Miscellany of the Fifteenth Century, edited by Charles van den Borren, Nashdom Abbey, Burnham, Buckinghamshire and London: Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society, 1932, p. 180.
2. CLERCX, Suzanne. Johannes Ciconia: Un musicien liégois et son temps, 2 vols., Brussels: Palais des Académies, 1960, p. 160.
3. COX, B. W. The Motets of Manuscript Bologna, Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Q 15, Ph.D. dissertation, North Texas State University: 1977, p. 546.
4. The Works of Johannes Ciconia, edited by Margaret Bent and Anne Hallmark, Monaco: Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, 1985. Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century XXIV, p. 103.


1. KORTE, W. Studien zur Geschichte der Musik in Italien im ersten Viertel des 15. Jahrhunderts, Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1933. Münsterische Beiträge zur Musikwissenschaft VI, pp. 34-36.
2. CLERCX, Suzanne. 'Johannes Ciconia, théoricien', Annales musicologiques: moyen-âge et renaissance, III (1955), p. 51.
3. ELLINWOOD, Leonard. 'The Fourteenth Century in Italy', [chapter 2 of] The New Oxford History of Music. III. Ars Nova and the Renaissance, edited by Dom Anselm Hughes and Gerald Abraham, London: Oxford University Press, 1960, pp. 71, 72., p. 72.
4. VECCHI, Giuseppe. 'Letteratura e musica nel Trecento', L'Ars nova italiana del Trecento III: Certaldo, 1969, 1970, p. 500.
5. SANDERS, Ernest. 'The mediaeval motet', Gattungen der Musik in Einzeldarstellungen: Gedenkschrift Leo Schrade, Erste Folge, Bern, Munich: 1971, pp. 497-573.
6. ELDERS, W. 'Humanism and early Renaissance music: a study of the ceremonial music by Ciconia and Dufay', Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis, XXVII (1977), pp. 82, 86-87.
7. NEWES, Virginia E. 'The relationship of text to imitative technique in 14th century polyphony', Musik und Text in der Mehrstimmigkeit des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts, edited by U. Günther and L. Finscher, Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1984, pp. 121-154.


1. Geistliche Musik circa 1400, Capella Antiqua München, directed by Konrad Ruhland (1967): Telefunken AW6 41221 (SAWT 9505) (GER).
2. The Wandering Musicians. Flemish composers in Renaissance Italy, The Boston Camerata, directed by Joel Cohen (1974): Turnabout TV 34512S (GB/USA).
3. Johannes Ciconia, Las Huelgas Ensemble, directed by Paul van Nevel (1980): Musique en Wallonie 80040-44 (set).

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