Peccavi fateor (Michael Praetorius)

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Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2009-01-16).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 180 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: No bar lines, original note values retained.

General Information

Title: Peccavi fateor
Composer: Michael Praetorius

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: a cappella
Published: 1607

Description: Musarum Sioniarum N. 9

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Peccavi fateor tu pro me, Christe,
Luisti sufficiens anima & corpore supplicium:
Quid tibi pro tanto salvator amore rependam?
Cantabo laudes tempus in omne tuas.

English.png English translation

by Mick Swithinbank

I confess that I have sinned.
Christ, you atoned for me by suffering agony of mind and body:
how may I repay you, saviour, for so much love?
I shall sing your praises at all times.