Anonymous
16th - century
Flanders (?)
The composer could be Josquin or La Rue, but it is unlikely to be by either.
Author:Paul Shannon
Proch dolor
Period:Early Renaissance
Composed in:1519
Musical form:motet
Text/libretto:Latin
Duration:3'18''
In memory of:Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519)
Label(s):Listen: Naxos 8.554744
The anonymous Proch dolor was written for the funeral of the Habsburg Emperor Maximillian in 1519. It is for 7 voices, with a slow cantus firmis 'Pie Jesu Domine, dona ei requiem. Amen'. One source is the manuscript BBr 228, where it is the only piece written in black notes.
Author:Paul Shannon
Picture
Maximilian I
(dedicatee)