Illumina nos (Carlo Gesualdo)
- Editor: Peter Hilton (submitted 2013-11-16). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 140 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Reconstructed Sextus and Bassus parts copyright ©2005 Joop Voorn.
Title: Illumina nos
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo
First published: 1603 in Sacrae cantiones II, no. 20
Description: Part of the Sacræ Cantiones Liber Secundus, whose sextus and basses part books were lost and are reconstructed/completed in modern editions, of which one of the most notable is Stravinsky's Tres sacrae cantiones (including Illumina nos).
Original text and translations
Illumina nos, misericordiarum Deus
Enlighten us, O God of mercies,