Caecilia virgo (Ferdinand di Lasso)

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  • CPDL #22628:         
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2010-11-15).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 87 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Mensural notation, original note values and key signature, musica ficta clearly marked. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Caecilia virgo
Composer: Ferdinand di Lasso

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1597 in Cantiones 5 vocum ab Orlando di Lasso et huius filio Ferdinando di Lasso, no. 7


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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Caecilia, Virgo gloriosa semper Evangelium Christi gerebat in pectore;
non diebus neque noctibus, a colloquiis divinis et oratione cessabat.
Sancta Caecilia, ora pro nobis.