Parvulus filius (Johann Knöfel)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2017-11-21).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 82 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. This edition is offered at originsl pitch (high chiavetti) for SSATB or transposed down a fourth for AATBB.

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Title: Parvulus filius
Composer: Johann Knöfel
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: SSATB and AATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1571

Description: A motet for Christmas Day from Dulcissimae quaedam cantiones, Nuremberg, 1571.


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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Parvulus filius natus est nobis in civitate David
qui est Christus Dominus:
propterea canamus omnes Alleluia.

English.png English translation

A tiny son is born to us in the city of David
which is Christ the Lord:
therefore let us all sing Alleluia.