The free scores on this page are all original works, in some cases based on earlier pieces by other composers, in other cases entirely new compositions written in early styles ("new wine in old bottles"), else entirely contemporary works. The author retains full copyright to the sheet music but grants users permission to download, print, and otherwise make use of each score so long as (a) nothing is altered without author permission and (b) full attribution is given.
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Following are modern settings of early compositions, arranged in most cases for recorder consort (typically SATB).
These settings are based on the 9th century Latin hymn Conditor alme siderum.
To be played together with John Osterhagen's settings of Conditor alme siderum.
Conditor alme siderum (PDF, 64 KB). Setting for two recorders (AT).
Conditor alme siderum (PDF, 72 KB). Setting for three recorders (SAT).
These settings are based on the Heinrich Schuëtz tune My Soul Now Magnifies the Lord.
My Soul Now Magnifies the Lord (PDF, 72 KB). Setting for four recorders (SATB).
My Soul Now Magnifies the Lord (PDF, 63 KB). Setting for three recorders (TTB).