Maximilla Christo amabilis (Gierolamo Lambardi)

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  • (Posted 2021-06-13)  CPDL #64748:         
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2021-06-13).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 80 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatic edition. A chant version of the Antiphone close to the one used by Lamardi as CFP is included from another source both in Choral-notation and transcript.

General Information

Title: Maximilla Christo amabilis
Composer: Gierolamo Lambardi
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAntiphon

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1597 "Antiphonae Vespertinæ Dierum Festo[rum] Totis Anni...", Volume 2
Description: The 4th Psalm Antiphon at Vespers and Lauds on the Feast of S. Andreas the Apostle (Nov. 30). From the print "Antiphonarium Vespertinum Dierum Festorum Totius Anni..." bd.2. 1597. printed at the printing press of the Canoni Regolari Sancti Spiritus propre Venetias. The antiphon is set with a gregorian chant melody as cantus prius factus in the bassus part.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Maximilla Christo amabilis,
tulit corpus apostoli,
optimo loco cum aromatibus sepelivit.

English.png English translation

Maximilla, beloved of Christ,
took the body of the apostle with fragrant herbs,
to the best burying place.