Beatus vir qui non abiit (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2013-10-12)  CPDL #30323: 
Original key (high chiavette):   (MIDI)   (LilyPond)
Transposed down a minor third:    
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2013-10-12).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 194 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum. Original note-values.

General Information

Title: Beatus vir qui non abiit
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1568 in Selectissimae cantiones, no. 1.30
    2nd published: 1579 in Selectissimae cantiones 1579, no. 36
    3rd published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 417
    Manuscript 1566 in Cantiones sex et quinque vocum (manuscript), no. 1
Description: The setting of Psalm 1 with Doxology. The setting is similar to that of the Penitential Psalms, each psalm verse is in a separate movement.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 1.