Domine salva nos (William Byrd)

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  • (Posted 2006-05-08)  CPDL #11647:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2006-05-08).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 241 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised May 2023 (formatting, editorial accidental).

General Information

Title: Domine salva nos
Composer: William Byrd

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1591 in Cantiones Sacrae II, no. 31
Description: A setting of the text of the Magnificat Antiphon from Vespers on the 4th Sunday after Epiphany

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Domine salva nos, perimus: impera, et fac Deus tranquilitatem.

English.png English translation

O Lord, save us, for we perish: give the word, O God, and create calm.