Post dies octo - Mane nobiscum (William Byrd)

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  • (Posted 2004-01-25)  CPDL #06569:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2004-01-25).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 86 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised Oct 08.

General Information

Title: Post dies octo - Mane nobiscum
Composer: William Byrd
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATT
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1605 in Gradualia I, no. 61


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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Post dies octo, januis clausis, ingressus Dominus dixit eis: Pax vobis. Alleluia.
Mane nobiscum Domine. Alleluia. Quoniam advesperascit. Alleluia.

English.png English translation

After eight days, the doors being shut, our Lord being entered in, said unto them: Peace be to you, alleluia.
Tarry with us, O Lord, alleluia. For night draweth on, alleluia.