Sicut lilium inter spinas (Antoine Brumel)

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  • CPDL #23816: Icon_pdf.gif
Editor: Edward Tambling (submitted 2011-06-30).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 32 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a perfect fourth from original pitch for ATTB
  • CPDL #3987: Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif
Editor: Drew Collins (submitted 2002-09-08).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 138 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Previously hosted on external site. Uploaded to CPDL server 2007-02-11.

General Information

Title: Sicut lilium inter spinas
Composer: Antoine Brumel

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB or ATTB
Genre: SacredMotetAntiphon for Matins of the Assumption of the BVM

Language: Latin
Instruments: a cappella


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Original text and translations

Song of Songs, 2:2; Matins antiphon, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Latin.png Latin text

Sicut lilium inter spinas,
sic amica mea inter filias.

English.png English translation

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

As the lily among thorns,
so is my love among the daughters.