Luxuriosa res vinum (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2013-02-21)  CPDL #28373:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2013-02-21).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 103 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum, 1604. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note-values. Editorial musica ficta above the note-heads.

General Information

Title: Luxuriosa res vinum
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1594 in Cantiones sacrae 6 vocum, no. 11
    2nd published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 391

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Luxuriosa res vinum et tumultuosa ebrietas,
quicumque his delectatur, non erit sapiens.

(Prov. 20,1)

English.png English translation

Wine is a luxurious thing, and drunkenness riotous,
whosoever is delighted therewith, shall not be wise.

Hungarian.png Hungarian translation

Buja dolog a bor, és háborgó a részegség,
aki ezekben gyönyörködik, bölcs nem lesz.

(Péld. 20,1)