Hymni per totum annum (Orlando di Lasso)
The Hymni per totum annum anno 1581 by Orlando di Lasso is a collection of primarily alternatim settings of Office hymns for 4-6 voices. It was not printed, but circulated in Bavaria in mss. copied well into the early 17c. The contents in the principal sources is organized by the month, with Commons appearing under the first saint to come up in the calendar. Except as noted, only even verses are set.
(Publication date and place: ca. 1581 – Manuscript).
Genre, Subgenre: Sacred, Office hymns. Language: Latin.