User:Mick Swithinbank

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See also: Mick Swithinbank's composer page.

General Information

Contributor since: 2002-07-07

Number of scores on CPDL:

Original compositions: 6 (Coronach, Four Songs on Love's Passing, In die mee sepulture, In freezing winter night, In the bleak midwinter, Quand vous serez bien vieille).

Arrangements: at least 3 (Mennyből az angyal (Hungarian), Caecilia (German), El Rossinyol (Catalan)).

Reductions: Robert Carver, O bone Jesu, reduced from 19 voices to 6; Thomas Tallis, Spem in alium, and Alessandro Striggio, Ecce beatam lucem, both reduced from 40 voices to 11; Nicolas Gombert, Regina caeli, reduced from 12 voices to 9.

Completions of works with missing parts: Robert Parsons, Domine quis habitabit a6, Peccantem me quotidie a5 (both recorded in these editions by the Cardinall's Musick) & Latin Magnificat; Francesco de Layolle, O bone Jesu a4, Stabat mater a5 & Passio tua Domine a4; Alfonso Ferrabosco I, In die tribulationis (section from Inclina Domine). Also one short section of White's Lamentations a6, which may or may not have been missing a voice part (as one partbook is lost).

Underlay of textless work: Hermanus De Atrio, In Mariam vite viam.

Editions of Renaissance works by Anonymous (including Italian laude), Jean Barra (Hotinet), Jean le Bouteiller, Joachim (?) Cabilliau, Cornelius Canis, Jacobus Clemens non Papa, Jean Courtois, Jean Crespel, Jean de la Fage, Antoine de Févin, Andrea Gabrieli, Johannes Gallus, Mathieu Gascongne, Claude Goudimel, Jean Guyot, Nicolle des Celliers de Hesdin, Christian Hollander, 'Jodon', Johannes Lupi, Pierre de Manchicourt, Philippe de Monte, 'Morel', Jean Mouton, Hilaire Penet, Peter Philips, Christophorus Potier, Jean Richafort, Nicolas Rogier, Claudin de Sermisy, Andreas de Silva, Philippe Verdelot, Pierre Vermont, Gaspar van Weerbeke, Philip van Wilder etc.

Collaboration with Jonathan Goodliffe on editing of scores by Valls, Ceballos, Serra, Pacheco, etc.

Also numerous translations (both prose and verse) and comments.

Works with editions by this editor: 223 (see list)

Contact Information

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MA in Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge, England

Numerous courses in European languages completed since then.


Born in England, resident in Luxembourg. Professional translator and amateur choir director, singer, harpsichordist and music arranger/editor.