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With the arrogance of youth our general editor once thought that it was possible to produce error-free copy. With the arrogance of impending senility he now thinks that since he has never managed to do so, it cannot be done. Over the years mistakes and things that could be done better have been noticed in several Antico editions; there must be others yet to be found. Since it may be some time before an edition is exhausted and can be reprinted with changes, this Corrections and Emendations page is provided so that users of our editions can benefit quickly from revisions.

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Corrections and emendations

AE11 (Four French Songs)

In the 2014 reprint the top part of Le Grant Pleyser should be in the treble clef, not in the octave-transposing G clef.

RCM104 (Richard Pygott: Salve regina)

Tenor, bar 193 (page 14): for breve AF read semibreve F, minim rest, minim FA, semiminim GF, minim high C, semiminim BA.

RCM105 (Robert Fayrfax: O Maria deo grata)

Page iii, fn. 6: the reference should be to London, British Library, MS Arundel 201, f. 96;
Bass, bar 289 (page 18): for semibreve AA read breve A.

RCM106 (Nicholas Ludford: Salve regina)

Tenor, bars 186–7 (page 13): take high FEDC an octave lower then continue as printed.

RCM108 (John Mason: Ave fuit prima salus)

Tenor, bars 164–5 (page 12): for dotted-minim F semiminim G semibreve A breve B semibreve rest read semibreve F (pre) semibreve A (li) semibreve GFG.

RCM117 (Hugh Sturmy: Exultet in hac die / William Whytbroke: Sancte deus)

Mean, bar 85 (page 7): the parallel octaves with the Treble could be removed by reading breve DF for long F.

RCM115 (William Pashe: Sancta Maria mater dei)

Tenor, bar 38 (page 12): for semibreve FA breve G read dotted-minim F, seminimin GAB, semibreve C, semiminim BA, semibreve G;
Tenor, bar 115 (page 17): for semibreve F read semibreve C a fifth above;
Tenor, bars 142–4 (page 19): read breve FG, breve AB, semibreve AFDE.

RCM126 (Anonymous: Missa Sine nomine (Confessor domini?))

Gloria, page 7: the first bar of the third system should be numbered 93, not 94.
Agnus, page 32: the first bar of the second system should be numbered 20, not 21.
Agnus, Contratenor, bar 66 (page 35): the pitch of the sixth note in the bar (dotted minim) should be G, not A.
Sanctus, Treble, bar 138 (page 30): for semibreve G read minim rest minim G (there is no minim rest in the source, and the G was initially written as a minim but changed by the copyist into a semibreve; the resulting parallel octaves with the Bass, and the up-beat entries in the other voices, suggest that the composer intended the Treble to have a minim rest followed by a minim G).

RCM132 (Nicholas Ludford: Missa Inclina cor meum)

Sanctus, Tenor, bar 34 (page 26): for dotted-breve A read breve A semibreve rest.

RCM135 (Nicholas Ludford: Missa Regnum mundi)

Credo, Tenor, bar 120 (page 19): for breve D read semibreve D, semibreve rest;
Sanctus, Treble, bar 176 (page 33): for high G read B a sixth below.

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