Amavit eum Dominus (Christopher Tye)
- Editor: Adrian Wall (submitted 2020-08-19). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 546 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Transposed up a minor 3rd. Note values halved. Text underlay is editorial.
Title: Amavit eum Domine
Composer: Christopher Tye
Manuscript c. 1578 in British Library Add. MS 31390
Manuscript c. 1580-1606 in Baldwin Commonplace Book
Description: This piece appears in a number of late 16th / early 17th Century sources, untexted save for the words Amavit eum Domine, or just Amavit. The text is designated as an antiphon or responsory common of a confessor or martyr. Two contrafacta of this piece to English texts exist: I lift my heart to thee and O Lord, deliver me.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Amavit eum Dominus.