Al gran Guglielmo nostro (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2018-11-27)  CPDL #52426:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2018-11-27).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 217 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down one note from A-phrygian.

General Information

Title: Al gran Guglielmo nostro
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1584 in Continuation du mellange, no. 33

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Al gran Guglielmo nostro,
d'ogni bontade esempio,
e d'ogni virtù tempio,
degno d'immortal perna e eterno inchestro,
concedi che sprezzand' il temp' avaro
de l'immortalità sen viva'l paro.