Expurgate vetus fermentum (Hans Leo Hassler)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-07-03).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 97 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Offered in the original key for SATTT or transposed down a fourth for ATTBB.

General Information

Title: Expurgate vetus fermentum
Composer: Hans Leo Hassler
Text source: 1 Corinthians ch.5, v. 7-8

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: SATTT or ATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet on the Epistle for Easter Sunday

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1591 in Cantiones sacrae (Hans Leo Hassler), no. 21
Description: Easter motet

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Expurgate vetus.