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“Since the ability of Francisco Guerrero is now abundantly known to all […] he shall henceforth act as master of the boys so long as: ( 1) he must teach them to read, write, and to sing the responsories, versicles, antiphons, lessons, and kalends, and other parts of divine service; (2) he shall teach them plainchant, harmony, and counterpoint, his instruction in counterpoint to include both the art of adding a melody to a plainsong and to an already existing piece of polyphonic music; (3) he shall always clothe them decently and properly, see that they wear good shoes, and ensure that their beds are kept perfectly clean; (4) he shall feed them the same food that he himself eats and never take money from them for anything having to do with their services in church or their musical instruction…” [cont’d]
— Málaga Cathedral Document (11 September 1551)

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1857 Vesperale (Modern Notation)
published 19 March 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

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• Roman vesperal: containing the complete vespers for the whole year. With Gregorian chants in modern notation. • 264 pages – “fifth revised edition” • 1857 : : Baltimore: Published by John Murphy & Co., no. 182 Baltimore street • In the blessing by the Archbishop of Baltimore, he says that Rev. C. Maugin prepared the book. •