Sancta Maria Virgo (Thomas Knyght)
- Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2020-05-28). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 367 kB Copyright: CC BY NC ND
- Edition notes: Edited from the Gyffard Partbooks. Original note values retained. Transposed down a tone.
Title: Sancta Maria Virgo
Composer: Thomas Knyght
First published: c.1570-c.1578 Gyffard Partbooks
Description: A setting, perhaps composed c.1540, of a memorial observed at Salisbury Cathedral from 1395 until the Reformation. Knyght's composition comprises an antiphon, a versicle and response and a prayer.
Original text and translations
Sancta Maria Virgo, intercede pro toto mundo, quia genuisti regem orbis.
Holy Virgin Mary, intercede for all people, for you have given birth to the king of the world.