Picardy Musical Heritage is a website dedicated to the critical edition of music by composers from Picardy or who worked in this region – situated in the North of France – during the Renaissance. The site collects the critical editions of 268 pieces of music (259 available online), 41 references to manuscripts and printed sources produced from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, and 8 biographies. Critical editions may be downloaded, free of charge, in three formats: pdf, Sibelius and MEI files. This is a project in progress, periodically enriched with new musical editions.

Picardy Musical Heritage makes available to our community of music lovers, musicians and researchers a large repertoire of masses, motets and chansons totally forgotten for centuries. In many cases, Picardy Musical Heritage offers the only existing edition of this repertoire.

The user will find music by famous composers, such as Antoine Bruhier, Nicolle des Celliers de Hesdin, Eustache Du Caurroy, François Dulot, Paschal de L’Estocart, Nicolas de Marle, Vulfran Samin, Mathieu Sohier, and others less known, such Jean Doublet (organist at Beauvais cathedral in the 1530s) or Laurent Bonard (master of the choirboys at Amiens cathedral in the 1550s), who held notable positions in Picardy musical in...

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Founding partners

FEDERMSHRégion Centre-Val de LoireMinistère des Affaires Étrangères et Européennes

Ricercar's project is founding by the european regional development found.