Nesciens mater (Walter Lambe)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-14)  CPDL #75403:     
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2023-09-14).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 237 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Note-values halved, original pitch and text underlay.
  • (Posted 2010-08-16)  CPDL #22105:       
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2010-08-16).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 190 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: The Eton Choirbook (Part III), vol. XII of Musica Britannica, ed. Frank Ll. Harrison, Stainer & Bell, London, 1961. Original time signature is cut circle for first tenor, circle for the other parts. We raised the notation a tone and halved the time values. Text underlay, musica ficta and translation by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers. 27 Apr 2013

General Information

Title: Nesciens mater
Composer: Walter Lambe

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript c. 1500 – 1520 in Eton Choirbook, no. 52

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Nesciens mater.