Laetania (William Byrd)

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  • (Posted 2018-03-17)  CPDL #49067:     
Editor: Richard Mix (submitted 2018-03-17).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: 2-stave reduction.

General Information

Title: Leatanie
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredLitany

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1605 in Gradualia I, no. 48
Description: Responses for the Litany of Saints, used at the Easter Vigil. With the omission of bars 11-16 also usable for Litany of Loreto.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Litania de omnibus Sanctis.