Alleluia: Vidimus stellam (Heinrich Isaac)

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  • (Posted 2021-01-02)  CPDL #62216:     
Editor: Corinne Cooze (submitted 2021-01-02).   Score information: Unknown, 4 pages   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A/T voices swapped in mm34-37 and m56-58 to make transcription available to standard SATB choirs.
Otherwise, a direct transcription, including musica ficta: which is notated in score, but not in audio rendering.
  • (Posted 2015-06-22)  CPDL #35864:     
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-06-22).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 462 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Proprium missae for Epiphany: Ecce advenit (introit), Alleluia vidimus stellam (gradual), & Vidimus stellam (communion). From Choralis Constantinus, vol. ii (Nuremberg, 1555). Our source: Bärenreiter-Ausgabe 2154. Notation here is at the original pitch, probably with time values halved. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers. 9 Oct 2014

General Information

Title: Alleluia: Vidimus stellam
Composer: Heinrich Isaac

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB or ATTB
Genre: SacredMotetAntiphonAlleluia verse for Epiphany

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1555 in Choralis Constantinus, Volume 2
Description: Polyphonic Alleluia for the Feast of the Epiphany

See also:

Ecce advenit

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Vidimus stellam.