Aperi Domine (Benedictus Appenzeller)

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  • (Posted 2020-09-29)  CPDL #60729:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2020-09-29).   Score information: A4, 15 pages, 136 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Aperi Domine
Composer: Benedictus Appenzeller

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: STTTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1553 in Ecclesiasticarum cantionum quinque vocum, liber 7 (Susato), no. 12
Description: Published in Susato's Liber septimus.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Aperi domine oculos tuos et vide afflictionem nostram
circumdederunt gentes ad puniendum nos
sed tu domine, extende brachium tuum et libera animas nostras.

Afflige opprimentes nos et contumeliam entes in superbia
et custodi partem tuam et libera animas nostras.