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'''Original text:'''
 
 
 
{{Text|Latin}}
 
<poem>
 
Felix namque
 
es sacra Virgo Maria
 
et omni laude dignissima,
 
quia ex te ortus
 
est sol justitiae,
 
Christus Deus noster.
 
</poem>
 
 
 
'''Translation(s): '''
 
 
 
{{Translation|English}}
 
<poem>
 
For thou art happy,
 
O sacred Virgin Mary,
 
and most worthy of all praise,
 
since out of thee hath
 
arisen the sun of justice,
 
Christ our Lord.
 
</poem>
 
 
 
  
 
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Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2002-12-09).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 108 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised Oct 08

General Information

Title: Felix namque es
Composer: William Byrd
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: a cappella
Published: Gradualia I (1605), no. 19

Description: Offertory for Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin from Christmas to Easter, and Matins Responsory in the Common of Feasts of the Blessed Virgin

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Felix namque es.