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Mus. 2820-E-1
Uniform Composer:
VILLICUS; VILICUS, Bathasar Antel (d December 1731)
Title (Catalogo):
2 Salve Regina: No 1
Location (1765):
Schranck III; Fach 4; Lage 4
Scoring (1765):
‘a Soprano solo con Violino ed oboè concto’
Materials (1765):
Partitura; Parti
Incipit for D-DI: Mus. 2820-E-1
Salve Regina
Thematic Index:
Uniform Title:
c1730 [Landmann]
RISM ID no.:
Former owner:
Jan Dismas Zelenka. Inventarium 49/13.
Autogr. [?] score. Without cover. Parts are missing.
Caption title: Salve Regina. No composer name given.
Scoring is for: Obois [!] Sola; Violino Sola; Viola; Canto Solo; Organo (unfigured).
NB: Eitner reversed the order of these two Salve Regina settings by Villicus.
In the later ‘Catalogo della Musica di Chiesa ...’ (c1784) score and parts are listed for the antiphon ‘Salve Regina No 1’ by Villicus (III/V/6/13). The scoring is given as: ‘à Soprano Solo co’ VVni. Viola, Ob. Concert: ed Org.’
Villicus was a violinist in the 'Pohlnische Capell-Musici'. (Is it possible that he was a composition student of Zelenka?). His name is appears with this ensemble in the lists for 1730 and 1731 of Catholics eligible to be buried in the Catholic cemetery of Dresden. See Ágústsson and Stockigt in ‘Records of Catholic Musicians, Actors, and Dancers at the Court of Augustus II, 1723–1732’. See also Alina Żórawska-Witkowska in ‘The Saxon Court of the Kingdom of Poland’, Music at German Courts, 61–2.
Incipit given in Zelenka-Dokumentation, 66, Nr. 221.
Sächs. Landesbibliothek. Depositum der Kath. Hofkirche.
V. 10 (1904), 87: Villicus, . . . Das Archiv der kathol. Kirche in Dresden besitzt im Ms: 2 Salve regina 1. für Sopr. 2 V. e FI. concertato, 2. für Sopr. 2 V. Va. Ob. concert. Org. .
SLB Card Catalogue:
[Villicus, Balthasar] [‘Salve Regina’. F dur] für S solo, ob solo, vl solo, vla u. org. – Satze: Salve (F, C, Adagio) — Ad te clamamus (d, 3/4) — Eja ergo (B) — Et Jesum (F) O clemens pia (F, [...], Adagio). Ms um 1730 vermutl autogr. [...] Partitur = 65.1 Bl. (34,5 x 20 ,5 cm). Unter ‘Villicus’ auf S. 15 des themat. Katalogo der Hofkirchen-Musik [...] (Schranck III, Autoren S-Z) registiert. Kopftitel S. 1 nur ‘Salve Regina’. Vormals: Kath. Hofkirche; Mus. 2879-D-2.
Score copy of Salve Regina Nr. 1 by Villicus (Mus. 2820-E-1) held by SLUB; no parts held in Dresden (it is not known whether parts to accompany the score were catalogued by SLB).
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