Corrections to the Wilson Preludes
The corrections made by Matthew Spring in the Diapason Press edition of these pieces are listed below, together with my further comments. Some irregular barring throughout the pieces has been corrected to accord with modern practice.
No. Bar/beat/part Spring's listed alteration Notes
1 13/3 Rhythm sign altered from quaver to crotchet
27/2/tenor c altered to d, to move with the upper part In fact a altered to c to move with the upper part
2 13/1 Rhythm sign altered from quaver to crotchet
16/4/tenor a-flat altered to e-flat, to concord with no. 20.
17/1/bass B'-flat diapason added, to concord with no. 20.
18/4 Rhythm sign altered from quaver to crotchet
3 21/3-4 Missing a on 2nd course, mistranscribed b on fifth course
24 Mistranscribed e on third course
27 Mistranscribed e on fifth course
4 4/1 Rhythm sign altered from crotchet to quaver.
10/1 Crotchet rhythm sign added.
5 17/2 Rhythm sign altered from crotchet to minim.
27/1-2 Crotchet chord rhythm sign added.
6 14/4 Rhythm sign altered from minim to crotchet.
7 19/3 Bar line removed.
10 16/1-3 First two chord rhythm signs altered from quaver to crotchet.
14 25/1 Crotchet rhythm sign added.
15 28/3 Crotchet rhythm sign added.
16 22/1 Quaver rhythm sign moved from the fourth semiquaver of the first beat to the second beat.
17 32/3/alto d'-flat altered to c'.
19 18/3/alto a' obscured in manuscript.
38 Alternative bar as given in manuscript is substituted.
20 1/3 Dotted crotchet rhythm sign altered to crotchet.
25 5/4/tenor Obscured in manuscript; here given as e-flat
33/3/soprano Fourth semiquaver altered from g' to a'-flat.
26 46/3/alto/tenor Both middle parts a tablature line too high in manuscript, corrected in transcription.
27 8/4 Crotchet rhythm sign added.
30/1/tenor Moved up a tablature line, i.e. from f to b-flat.
33/1/soprano Fourth semiquaver altered from g' to a'.
38/3/bass D-flat diapason added.
28 14/1/bass E diapason added.
20/3/bass D diapason added.
30 8/2 Crotchet rhythm sign added.
44/1/tenor Second quaver B-double-f1at altered to B-f1at.