Zurich, Zentralbibliothek, Car.V.169 Collection of sacred and secular music by various composers arranged for organ 4 partbooks (of original 6): Discantus 1, Discantus 2, Tenor, Bassus
Provenance: Copied 1552-53 in Sankt Gallen by Clemens Hör.
Source of pieces in Choralis Constantinus II: Probably transmitted from Constance by Sixt Dietrich.
Choralis Constantinus II contents (D, T, B only):
- Mass 6
- Introit-Resurrexi, lacking the verse (D-p.5; T-p. 4; B-p.5)
- Gradual-Haec dies (D-p. 26; T-p. 24; B-p. 24)
- Alleluia-Pascha nostrum (D-p. 28; T-p. 25; B-p. 25)
- Sequence-Laudes Salvatori, with newly composed polyphonic settings for the odd-numbered verses, not set by Isaac (D-p. 30; T-p. 27; B-p. 27)
- Communion-Pascha nostrum (D-p. 68; T-p. 61; B-p. 63)
Character of variants in Choralis Constantinus II repertoire:
The versions of the pieces in this manuscript reflect their function as organ arrangements. Most of them have only incipits of texts. Many rests that separate phrases in the vocal parts are replaced by sustained notes. All pieces are transposed down a fourth. There are no ligatures.