Asperges me, Domine (George de La Hèle)

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Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2020-09-13).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 287 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Transposed one tone higher (for SSATTB, with Altus in treble clef), otherwise identical to CPDL #60526 below. Revised edition uploaded 20 September 2020.
Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2020-09-12).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 303 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: At original notated pitch (for SSATTB or SSTTTB). Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from the printed source detailed below. Revised edition uploaded 20 September 2020.

General Information

Title: Asperges me, Domine
Composer: George de La Hèle
Source of text: Psalm 50:8,1 (Vulgate)

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicings: SSATTB or SSTTTB
Genre: SacredMotetAntiphon for the Aspersion of Holy Water at Mass on Sunday, from Trinity Sunday to Palm Sunday

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1578 in Plantin, Octo missae quinque, sex et septem vocum [Antwerp, RISM A/I L285]

Description: This setting of the Asperges is the opening work in Plantin's volume of parody masses by La Hèle, which contains nine of the composer's eleven surviving works.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Asperges me Domine.