Ecce quam bonum (Jacobus Clemens non Papa)

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Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2020-09-06).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 427 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Transposed up a minor third (for SSATBB), otherwise identical to CPDL #60443 below. Revised edition uploaded 20 September 2020.
Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2020-09-06).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 419 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: At original notated pitch (for SSATBB or SSTTBB). Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from the printed source listed below. Revised edition uploaded 20 September 2020.

General Information

Title: Ecce quam bonum (2.p. Quod descendit)
Composer: Jacobus Clemens non Papa
Source of Text: Psalm 133 (132 Vulgate)

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicings: SSATBB or SSTTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1558 in Berg & Neuber, Novum et insigne opus musicum, Volume 1, no. 37

Description: A joyful setting of Psalm 133 (132 Vulgate), which Clemens used as the model for one of his parody masses.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 133.