Gaudent in coelis (Tomás Luis de Victoria)

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Editor: Nancho Alvarez (added 2004-10-19).   Score information: A4, kbytes   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: listed alphabetically under 'Motetes'. full score and individual parts available as midi files, also available as Postscript file.
Editor: Claudio Macchi (added 2000-09-06).   Score information: 88 kbytes   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: Gaudent in coelis
Composer: Tomás Luis de Victoria

Number of voices: 4vv  Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Motets
Language: Latin
Instruments: none, a cappella
Published:

Description: Common of Several Martyrs, Second Vespers, Antiphon to the Magnificat

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text:

Latin.png Latin text

Gaudent in caelis animae Sanctorum,
qui Christi vestigia sunt secuti;
et quia pro ejus amore sanguinem suum fuderunt,
ideo cum Christo exsultant sine fine

Translation(s):

English.png English translation

In heaven rejoice the souls of the saints,
who have followed the steps of Christ;
and, because for his love they shed their blood,
therefore with Christ they exult forever


Additonal notes

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Translation supplied by The St. Ann Choir, directed by William Mahrt.