Benedicam Dominum (Tomás Luis de Victoria)

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  • (Posted 2012-07-25)  CPDL #26829:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-07-25).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 32 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Musica Divina Vol. II Liber motettorum (ed. Karl Proske, 1854). Original key and note values.
  • (Posted 2004-10-19)  CPDL #08142:  Network.png PDF, PS, MIDI & LilyPond files.
Editor: Nancho Alvarez (submitted 2004-10-19).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: listed alphabetically under 'Manuscritos - Motetes'. Full score and individual parts available as midi files.

General Information

Title: Benedicam Dominum
Composer: Tomás Luis de Victoria
Source of text: Psalm 33:1 & Psalm 118:132,145

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1854 in Musica Divina Vol. II (Carl Proske), p. 166

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Benedicam Dominum in omni tempore: semper laus eius in ore meo.
Aspice in me, et miserere mei: quoniam ad te clamavi in toto corde meo.

English.png English translation

I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall be ever in my mouth.
Look upon me and have mercy upon me: for I have cried to thee with my whole heart.