Hymnum cantate nobis (Tiburtio Massaino)

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  • (Posted 2019-08-16)   CPDL #55063:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2019-08-16).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 628 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The Bassus I partbook unfortunately is missing. I have reconstructed the Bassus I using the Basis Generalis.MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Hymnum cantate nobis
Composer: Tiburtio Massaino

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1618 in Florilegium Portense, Volume 1, no. 39


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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Hymnum cantate nobis, de canticis Sion,
Quomodo cantabimus canticum Domini in terra aliena,
Septuaginta annos super flumina Babylonis sedimus, et flevimus,
dum recordaremur Sion,
Ibi suspendimus organa nostra,

After Psalm 137