Cives sanctorum (Balthasar Resinarius)

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  • (Posted 2022-08-19)  CPDL #70470:     
Editor: Drew Sellis (submitted 2022-08-19).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 91 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a tone, note values halved.

General Information

Title: Cives sanctorum
Composer: Balthasar Resinarius
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATTB
Genre: SacredResponsory

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1543 in Responsoriorum numero octoginta de tempore, Liber 2, no. 33
    Manuscript 1548 in D-ERu 473-2, no. 36
Description: A polyphonic setting of a Responsory for the Feast of All Saints or the Common of Apostles (Resinarius 1543). In D-ERu 473-2, there is an indication at the end of the piece to follow it with 'Exultet coelum (Sixt Dietrich)'.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Cives apostolorum et domestici Dei
advenerunt hodie,
portantes pacem,
et illuminantes patriam.
Dare pacem gentibus
et liberare populum Domini.

In omnem terram exivit sonus eorum.
Et in fines orbis terrae verba eorum.