Ab oriente (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)

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  • (Posted 2013-03-13)  CPDL #28504:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2013-03-13).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 81 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a major 2nd, with note values halved.
  • (Posted 2012-09-26)  CPDL #27228:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-09-26).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 103 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key and note values. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
  • (Posted 2012-07-30)  CPDL #26867:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-07-30).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 115 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In the original key, with note values halved. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Revised files uuploaded 13/03/13.

General Information

Title: Ab oriente

Composer: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet suitable for Epiphany

Language: Latin
Instruments: Keyboard or a cappella

First published: 1619 in Cantiones sacrae, no. 3

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ab oriente.