Alleluia Sancta Dei Genitrix (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2010-05-27)  CPDL #21530:   
Editor: Katharina Bäuml (submitted 2010-04-24).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 24 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This edition is believed to be the first.

General Information

Title: Alleluia Sancta Dei Genitrix
Composer: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1519
Description: The Choir Books of Annaberg, a collection of manuscripts, were brought from the court of Friedrich der Weiseâ (residing in Wittenberg since 1486) to the church of Annaberg on the occasion of the inauguration. It was St. Anneâ's day, 26th of July in 1519, when the inauguration of this church took place. The books remained there for more than four centuries until they were transferred to the library of Saxony in Dresden (SLUB). The work was never published.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Sancta Dei genitrix,
Virgo semper Maria,
intercede pro nobis,
ad Dominum Jesum Christum.