Virgo prudentissima (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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  • (Posted 2017-09-24)   CPDL #46485:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2017-09-24).   Score information: A4, 14 pages, 170 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1579 Gardano edition. Original pitch (high chiavette) and note-values.

General Information

Title: Virgo prudentissima
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 7vv   Voicing: SSAATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1569 in Liber primus motettorum, no. 30

Description: A two-part motet for the feast of Assumption. A 3-voice canon, sung by the Altus II, Cantus II and Tenor II, is embedded in the 7-voice texture.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Virgo prudentissima, quo progrederis
quasi aurora valde rutilans?
Filia Sion, tota formosa et suavis es,
pulchra ut luna, electa ut sol.


Maria virgo caelos ascendit, gaudete,
quia cum Christo regnat in aeternum.