Acceptabis sacrificium (Heinrich Isaac)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-12)   CPDL #50501:     
Editor: Corinne Cooze (submitted 2018-07-12).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 178 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Direct transcription, suitable for S/ATTB choirs.
  • (Posted 2018-07-12)   CPDL #50502:     
Editor: Corinne Cooze (submitted 2018-07-12).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 183 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Raised m2 to accommodate SATB choirs (2 low Fs in alto)

General Information

Title: Acceptabis sacrificium
Composer: Heinrich Isaac

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: ATTB, STTB or SATB
Genre: SacredMotetCommunion for Pentecost X

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1550 in Choralis Constantinus I.

Description: Polyphonic Communio for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost, and for the 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Years A & B)

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Acceptabis sacrificium iustitiae,
oblationes et holocausta,
super altare tuum, Domine.
 

English.png English translation

Thou shalt accept the sacrifice of justice,
oblations and whole burnt offerings,
placed upon your altar, O Lord.