Veni redemptor gentium (Jacob Handl)

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  • (Posted 2014-05-07)  CPDL #31883:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2014-05-07).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 121 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key; note values halved. Editorial slurs and accidentals added.

General Information

Title: Veni redemptor gentium
Composer: Jacob Handl
Lyricist: Ambrose of Milan

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1586 in Opus musicum, Volume 1, no. 17
Description: A setting of the first verse of the Advent hymn Veni redemptor gentium.

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  • Free choir training aids for this work are available at Choralia.

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Veni, redemptor gentium,
ostende partum virginis:
miretur omne saeculum:
talis decet partus Deum.

Original text and translations may be found at Veni redemptor gentium.