Te lucis ante terminum (Tomás Luis de Victoria)

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  • (Posted 2021-02-21)  CPDL #63072:         
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2021-02-21).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 115 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Semi-diplomatic edition, Original key and note-values, Modern clefs, ficta added sparingly. Transcript of chant-melody included.

General Information

Title: Te lucis ante terminum
Composer: Tomás Luis de Victoria

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotetOffice hymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: midd 17-th century, Ms. in Bayerische Staatsbibliotek, 2 Mus.pr. 23, beib.1
Description: Alternatim setting attributed to Victoria by E.C. Cramer. The chant version included in the source differs in details from the melody for common Sundays and lesser feasts in modern usage.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Te lucis ante terminum.