Spiritus Sanctus in te (Claudio Merulo)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-07-06).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 92 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Spiritus Sanctus in te
Composer: Claudio Merulo

Number of voices: 7vv   Voicing: SAATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1593 in Il secondo libro de motetti a sei voci, no. 14
    2nd published: 1613 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Tertia, no. 34
Description: Marian motet (for the First Sunday in Advent).

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Spiritus Sanctus in te descendet, Maria:
ne timeas, habebis in utero filium Dei.

English.png English translation

The Holy Ghost shall descend upon thee, O Mary:
Fear not, thou shalt bear in thy womb the son of God.