Alleluia Per te Dei genitrix (Christopher Tye)
- Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2022-07-08). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 119 kB Copyright: CC BY NC ND
- Edition notes: Edited from the Gyffard Partbooks. Transposed down a fifth to compensate for the high clefs. Original note values retained. Plainsong added from a fifteenth-century Sarum gradual.
- Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2014-02-26). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 127 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Transposed down a fourth; note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.
Title: Alleluia Per te Dei genitrix
Composer: Christopher Tye
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Motet, Alleluia verse
Instruments: A cappella
Manuscript c. 1575 British Library, Add. MS 17802-5 (Gyffard Partbooks), no. 12
Description: A polyphonic setting of the Alleluia for certain Marian Masses, along with the chant verse.
Original text and translations
Alleluia. Per te Dei genitrix, nobis est vita perdita data:
Alleluia. Lost life was given to us through you, mother of God: