Beatus Laurentius 5vv (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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  • (Posted 2017-09-05)   CPDL #46240:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2017-09-05).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 88 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1579 Gardano edition. Original pitch (chiavi naturali) and note-values.

General Information

Title: Beatus Laurentius 5vv
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotetAntiphon

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1569 in Liber primus motettorum, no. 13

Description: A cantus firmus motet. The Quintus (Tenor II) sings the melody of the antiphon Beatus Laurentius in long note-values.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Beatus Laurentius orabat dicens:
Gratias tibi ago Domine,
quia januas tuas ingredi merui.