Beata viscera (Claudio Merulo)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-24)  CPDL #35522:       
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-05-24).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 489 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: C. Meruli musica sacra, ed. J. Bastian, CMM, 1970ff. Notation here is a tone lower than the original with time values halved. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers. 11 Jul 2004

General Information

Title: Beata viscera
Composer: Claudio Merulo

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredCommunion Service

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1593 in Il secondo libro de motetti a sei voci, no. 1
Description: Communion for Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Beata viscera.