- Editor: Wim Looyestijn (submitted 2016-07-25). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 73 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcription from Secundo Libro delle Concerti à due, 3 è quattro voci. Milano, M. DC. XXIII.
Title: Mulier quid ploras
Composer: Giovanni Ghizzolo
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Sacred song, Liturgical drama for Easter Sunday
Instruments: Basso continuo
First published: 1623 in Secundo Libro delle Concerti à due, 3 è quattro voci, Milano
Original text and translations
Mulier quid ploras ad monumentum.
Dominum meum tulerunt,
et nescio ubi posuerunt eum,
dicito mihi, dicito meo
si vos sustilistis
et ego cum tollam.
Noli flere Maria.
Surrexit, surrexit non est hic,
in Galileam sicut dixit
ibi eum videbis, alleluia.
O Domine, o Magister,
o Salvator, heu me misera.
Congratulamini mihi omnes,
quia quem quaerebam apparuit mihi,
Woman, why are you weeping by the sepulcher?
They have taken away my Lord, a
nd I know not where they have laid him.
If you have taken him hence,
tell me where you have laid him,
and I will take him away.
Do not weep, Mary:
he is risen, he is not here:
he has gone to Galilee, as he foretold,
and you will see him there: alleluia.
O Lord, Master, Saviour,
alas: show me your compassion.
Rejoice with me, all of you,
for the one that I was seeking has appeared to me: