Recordare Domine (Richard Bramston)

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  • (Posted 2022-07-17)  CPDL #70051:     
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2022-07-17).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 148 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the Gyffard Partbooks. Original pitch and note values retained.

General Information

Title: Recordare Domine
Composer: Richard Bramston
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBarB
Genre: SacredResponsory

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: ca. 1572-8 in Gyffard Partbooks, no. 83
Description: A setting of the eighth respond at Matins on the first Sunday after Trinity. However the work may have been intended for votive use during a time of plague.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Recordare Domine testamenti tui et dic angelo percutienti: Cesset jam manus tua, ut non desoletur terra.

English.png English translation

Remember, O Lord, your promise and say to the avenging angel: now hold back your hand, that the earth might not be laid waste.