Bergerette savoyenne (Josquin des Prez)
- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-03-19). Score information: A4, 4 pages Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: Transposed one tone lower (for SAAB, SATB or STTB). Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from the two sources listed below. Since neither source provides complete text, the text of this edition is taken from a 15th-century source of the French song on which this chanson is based (Bibliothèque nationale de France MS fr.12744).
Title: Bergerette savoyenne (variations: Bergerete, savoysienne, savoyene)
Composer: Josquin des Prez
Published: 1501 in Petrucci, Harmonice Musices Odhecaton [Venice, 1501] (RISM 1501). It also appears in the Cancionero de Segovia (Segovia, Archivo Capitular de la Catedral, MS s.s. [?Toledo, 1500–03]).
Description: This chanson is a setting of a popular 15th-century French song. It formed the basis of a parody mass by Antoine Brumel.
Original text and translations
1 Bergerette savoyenne,
HE: Shepherdess of Savoy,