Urbs beata Jerusalem (Pietro Pontio)

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  • (Posted 2009-03-24)  CPDL #19102:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2009-03-24).   Score information: A4 (landscape), 4 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: chants for odd verses added.

General Information

Title: Urbs beata Jerusalem
Composer: Pietro Pontio

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredOffice hymn for the Dedication of a Church

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1596
Description: The source contains only the second and fourth verses of the hymn. The intention clearly was that the first and third verses should be sung in plainchant, as in the setting by Victoria.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Urbs beata Jerusalem.