Primum quaerite (Heinrich Isaac)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-07)  CPDL #50426:       
Editor: Aristotle Aure Esguerra (submitted 2018-07-07).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 189 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transcribed from DTÖ; original key, editorial accidentals, and musica ficta retained; clefs modernized; note values halved; range indicators added.

General Information

Title: Primum quaerite
Composer: Heinrich Isaac

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCommunion

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1550 Choralis Constantinus, 1
Description: From Choralis Constantinus I; Communion for Dominica IX. post Pentecosten, now assigned to 14th Sunday after Pentecost and year C of the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Quaerite primum regnum Dei. differs from communion text

Latin.png Latin text

Primum quaerite regnum Dei,
et omnia adjicientur vobis, dicit Dominus.
(Matt. 6:33; Communion, Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost)

English.png English translation

Seek first the kingdom of God,
and all things shall be added unto you,
says the Lord.
Translation by St Ann choir