Beata quae credidisti (Francisco Valls)
- Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2006-12-23). Score information: A4, 17 pages, 105 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Not always entirely clear how words should be set to the choral parts. A few corrections added in brackets, mostly where an accidental has been omitted, apparently by mistake.
Title: Beata quae credidisti
Composer: Francisco Valls
First published: 1742 in Mapa Armónico Práctico, no.
Description: Facsimile manuscript including this score published by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas. Score included as an example, with another motet "Beatam me dicent II", of "musica desatada y libre" ("loose and free music").
Original text and translations
From the Vulgate, Luke 1, verse 45.
Beata, quæ credidisti, quoniam perficientur ea, quæ dicta sunt tibi a Domino. Et ait Maria: Magnificat anima mea Dominum.
And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord. And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord.