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Editor: David Fraser (added 2002-08-31).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 85 kbytes   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised Jan 2006; please use in preference to my previous edition(s).

General Information

Title: Memento homo
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 6vv  Voicing: ATTBBB
Genre: Sacred, Motets
Language: Latin
Instruments: none, a cappella
Published: Cantiones Sacrae (1575), no. 18

Description: Text for imposition of ashes, Ash Wednesday.

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Original text and translations

Original text:

Latin.png Latin text

Memento homo, quod cinis es, et in cinerem reverteris.

Translation(s):

English.png English translation

Remember, O Man, that thou art dust, and to dust shalt return.