Tulerunt autem fratres (Jacobus Clemens non Papa)
- (Posted 2017-01-05) CPDL #42513:
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2017-01-05). Score information: Letter, 14 pages, 102 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Original pitch and note values retained. One erratum: in Superior, bar 36, the second note should be B flat, not F - Mick Swithinbank
Description: A setting of a text from Genesis Chapter 37 rarely set to polyphony, in which Joseph's brothers present their father Jacob with Joseph's blood-stained cloak, implying that Joseph has been killed by a wild animal. Published by Susato, Antwerp. The original clefs were C1, C3, C4, C4, F4.
- Motet for 5 voices by Clemens non Papa, recounting the incident in Genesis Chapter 37 in which Jacob is confronted with the apparent death of his favourite son.
Original text and translations
Tulerunt autem fratres eius tunicam illius mittentes ad patrem
[Joseph’s] brothers took his robe and gave it to their father.