Cum Leo magnanimus (Costanzo Porta)

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  • (Posted 2019-07-01)  CPDL #54658:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2019-07-01).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 279 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Cum Leo magnanimus
Composer: Costanzo Porta

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1580 in Liber quinquaginta duorum motectorum, no. 29

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Cum Leo magnanimus dederit,
stelle que micantes
Vincenti praeses stemmata clara tibi,
Pectore magnanimo
quod sis ornatus et alto,
Quid mirum et superos si pietate colas.