Alleluia. Ora pro nobis (John Sheppard)

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Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2023-09-10).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 118 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the Gyffard Partbooks. Original pitch retained. Plainsong added.

General Information

Title: Alleluia. Ora pro nobis
Composer: John Sheppard
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBarB
Genre: SacredAlleluia verse

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: ca. 1572-8 in Gyffard Partbooks, no. 20
Description: Alleluia for the Lady Mass 'Salve sancta parens' on Tuesdays.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Alleluia. Alleluia. Ora pro nobis, pia Virgo Maria, unde Christus natus est pro nobis peccatoribus ora. Alleluia.

English.png English text

Alleluia. Alleluia. Pray for us, O gentle Virgin Mary: thou of whom Christ was born, pray for us sinners. Alleluia.