Innuebant patri eius (Jacobus Clemens non Papa)

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  • (Posted 2023-03-05)  CPDL #72930:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2023-03-05).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 93 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a minor third.

General Information

Title: Innuebant patri eius
Composer: Jacobus Clemens non Papa
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1556 in Sacrarum cantionum … quinque et sex vocum, liber 4 (Waelrant & de Laet), no. 5
    2nd published: 1559 in Novum et insigne opus musicum (Berg and Neuber), Volume 2, no. 51
Description: Published by Berg & Neuber, Nuremberg, 1559. Narrative of the naming of John the Baptist and his father's recovery of the power of speech, as related in the first chapter of St Luke's Gospel.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Innuebant patri eius quem vellet vocari eum,
et postulans pugillarem scripsit dicens:
Johannes est nomen eius.
Alleluia, alleluia.

Apertum est os Zachariae et prophetavit dicens:
Johannes est nomen eius.
Alleluia, alleluia.