Ave vera caro Christi (Anonymous)

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Editor: Mats Lillhannus (submitted 2022-01-06).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 103 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key and note values.

General Information

Title: Ave vera caro Christi
Composer: Anonymous
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1502 in Motetti A (Ottaviano Petrucci), no. 27

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Ave vera caro Christi,
qui in cruce pependisti,
cuius Patri tu dixisti:
ut quid me dereliquisti?

Salve sancta caro Dei,
per te salvi fiunt rei,
tuum servum redemisti,
dum in cruce pependisti.
O Jesu pie, o dulcis fili
virginis Mariae,
miserere nobis.