Vox clamantis in deserto (Sethus Calvisius)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-07-01).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 44 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Vox clamantis in deserto
Composer: Sethus Calvisius
Lyricist: Mark 1:3create page

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicings: SS and TT
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1612 in Biciniorum Libri duo, no. 4
Description: For use on the fourth Sunday in Advent.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Vox clamantis in deserto
præparate viam Domini
rectas facite semitas eius.

English.png English translation

The voice of one crying in the wilderness,
prepare ye the way of the Lord,
make his paths straight.