Mortem qui stravit (Michael des Buissons)

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  • (Posted 2022-10-13)  CPDL #71135:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2022-10-13).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 78 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a tone.

General Information

Title: Mortem qui stravit
Composer: Michael des Buissons
Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1573 in Cantiones aliquot musicae, no. 2
Description: Published by Adam Berg, Munich, 1573. The text set is an unusual one.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Mortem qui stravit Satanam superavit,
avernum vicit, in hoc tantum spes mea fixa manet,
spes invicta, fides constans hoc nititur uno,
justitia est per eum nostraque parte salus,
Christe logos patris hanc ale robur et adde paterno affectu,
curae et sim tibi semper ego.