Sacre muse beate (Philippe Duc)
- Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2020-09-28). Score information: A4, 13 pages, 284 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: transposed up a tone.
- Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2020-08-25). Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 134 kB Copyright: CC BY NC
- Edition notes:
Title: Sacre Muse beate
Composer: Philippe Duc
Number of voices: 8vv Voicings: SAAT.ATTB or SSAB.ATTB
Genre: Secular, Madrigal
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1574 Le vergini (Philippe Duc), no. 25
2nd published: 1590 Gemmae musicalis Liber Tertius, no. 5
Description: This is the opening madrigal of the collection which is dedicated to two brothers named in the text, Giorgio and Giovanni "Conti di Montfort, & Baroni di Bregemz et PegKa." The modern name for this family is Montfort-Bregenz-Peggau, at Duc's time Montforth-Bregenz-Beckach was used. Peggau lies in Styria (Austria).
Original text and translations
The text of the madrigal is printed on a separate page after the dedication.
Le Virtù, et le Muse.
Die Tugenden und die Musen