Domus mea (Heinrich Isaac)

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  • (Posted 2021-08-23)  CPDL #65556:       
Editor: Corinne Cooze (submitted 2021-08-23).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 185 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: originally notated key.

General Information

Title: Domus mea
Composer: Heinrich Isaac
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotetCommunion for Dedication of a Church

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1555 in Choralis Constantinus, Volume 2
Description: Polyphonic communio for the Feast of the Dedication of the Temple, Dedication of a Church. There are 2 Low Fs in alto, 1 high F in tenor.

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Domus mea, domus orationis vocabitur, dicit Dominus:
in ea omnis, qui petit, accipit:
et qui quaerit, invenit,
et pulsanti aperietur.

English.png English translation

My house shall be called the house of prayer, saith the Lord:
in it every one that asketh receiveth:
and he that seeketh findeth,
and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.