Benedicat te Dominus (Jehan L'Heritier)

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Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2018-01-02).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 67 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original note values, modern clefs, transposed down a perfect fourth.

General Information

Title: Benedicat te Dominus
Composer: Jehan L'Heritier

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1534 in 13th book of motets, Attaignant

Description: A high-clef work: G2, C2, C3, C4.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Benedicat te Domine in virtute sua
qui per te ad nichilum redegit inimicos nostros,
ut non deficiat laus tua de ore hominum.

Benedictus Dominus qui creavit celum et terram,
quia hodie nomen tuum ita magnificavit
ut non deficiat laus tua de ore hominum.