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  • 13 canons from Calvisius’s Melopoeia (1592) were added to the site. See the Sources section for more details.
  • More 23 canons from Crüger’s Musicae practicae (1660) were added to the site. See the Sources section for more details.
  • 9 canons from Agricola’s Quaestiones vulgatiores in musicam (1543) were added to the site. See the Sources section for more details.
  • One of the most iconic website in the early music field (Thesavrvs Mvsicarvm Latinarvm) transcribes the Beurhaus’ treatise Musicae rudimenta e pleniore eius descriptione (1581). Check out its 10 canons added to the site. See the Sources section for more details.
  • Agricola’s Musica ex prioribus a me aeditis musicism (1547) is one of the earliest printed sources with didactic canons. 11 canons from it were added to the site. See the Sources section for more details.
  • 12 canons from Avenarius’ Exercitium dodekatonon (1591) were added to the site. See the Sources section for more details.
  • The second edition of Beringer’s Musica, das ist die Singkunst (1610) is one of the most prolific printed sources of didactic canons from 16th and 17th centuries. Its 52 canons were added to the site. See the Sources section for more details.
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