Quo abiit dilectus tuus (Pierre de Manchicourt)

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  • (Posted 2020-10-23)  CPDL #61000:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2020-10-23).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 108 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a minor third from the high-clef original.

General Information

Title: Quo abiit dilectus tuus (2.p. Qualis est dilectus tuus’)
Composer: Pierre de Manchicourt
Source of text: Song of Songs

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: STTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1553 in Susato, Ecclesiasticarum cantionum quatuor vocum, liber 2, no. 1
  2nd published: 1554 in Phalèse, Cantionum sacrarum liber 4, no. 10
Description: Source: Phalèse, Liber quartus cantionum sacrarum ... 5 et 6 vocum ex optimis quibusque musicis selectarum, 1557 (reprint of the 1554 source above).

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Original text and translations

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Quo abiit dilectus tuus, o pulcherrima mulierum?
Quo declinavit dilectus tuus et queremus eum tecum?
Dilectus meus descendit in hortum suum ut pascatur in hortis suis et lilia colligat.
Qualis est dilectus tuus, o pulcherrima mulierum?
Sicut malus inter ligna silvarum sic dilectus meus inter filias.
En dilectus meus loquitur mihi:
surge propera amica mea, columba mea, formosa mea et veni.