A solis ortus cardine (William Mundy)

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  • (Posted 2017-07-09)  CPDL #45355:     
Editor: Humphrey Thompson (submitted 2017-07-09).   Score information: A3, 12 pages, 136 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Copied in The Baldwin Partbooks. Missing Tenor supplied by the editor. There is a fair amount of strange harmonic and contrapuntal writing in this piece which suggests an immature work. A critical commentary has been supplied to note some of these oddities.

General Information

Title: A Solis ortus cardine

Composer: William Mundy

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBarB
Genre: SacredOffice hymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

 Manuscript ca. 1575 in The Baldwin Partbooks, no. 88
Description: An abecedarius hymn, verses I-VII used during the season of Christmas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at A solis ortus cardine.