Fuit homo missus a Deo (Hieronymus Praetorius)

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  • CPDL #33095:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2014-10-07).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 164 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a major third (according to chiavette); note values halved. Editorial accidentals added. This edition omits the basis generalis (continuo) part found in the original print.

General Information

Title: Fuit homo missus a Deo
Composer: Hieronymus Praetorius
Text: after John 1:6-7

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1599 in Cantiones sacrae de praecipuis festis totius anni (Hieronymus Praetorius), no. 24
  2nd published: 1613 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Tertia, no. 15

Description: Motet for the feast of John the Baptist.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Fuit homo missus.