Quia vidisti me (Luca Marenzio)

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  • CPDL #25359:  Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2012-01-12).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 47 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original pitch; note values reduced.
  • CPDL #25730:  Icon_pdf.gif
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2012-03-10).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Tranposed down a minor third (though probably still comfortably SATB); note values reduced.

General Information

Title: Quia vidisti me
Composer: Luca Marenzio

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: a cappella
Published: 1585

Description: This motet, written for the Feast of St. Thomas (but also appropriate for the Octave of Easter), is found in the composer's collection Motectorum pro Festis Totius Anni (first edition printed at Rome by A. Gardano in 1585, second edition printed at Venice by A. Vincenti in 1588).

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Quia vidisti me, Thoma, credidisti: beati qui non viderunt et crediderunt. Alleluia.

English.png English text

Because thou hast seen me, Thomas, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. Alleluia.
(John 20:29)