Columna es immobilis (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-11-29).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 98 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1575 print. Original key (high chiavette) and note values.

General Information

Title: Columna es immobilis
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SMsATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1575 Motettorum liber tertius, 5, 6, 8vv, Venice.

Description: An antiphone for Lauds on the feast of St. Lucia. The Tenor and the Sextus (Mezzosoprano) sing a canon in the fifth.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Columna es immobilis, Lucia, sponsa Christi,
quia omnis plebs te expectat ut accipias coronam vitae.
Alleluja.