Cerne meos ergo gemitus (Maistre Jhan)

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  • (Posted 2023-01-20)  CPDL #72313:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2023-01-20).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a minor third.

General Information

Title: Cerne meos ergo gemitus
Composer: Maistre Jhan
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: STTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1539 in Motetti del Frutto a quatro, no. 7
    2nd published: 1556 in Evangelia dominicorum et festorum dierum tomus sextus (Berg & Neuber), no. 15
Description: Published by Gardane, 1539 (Primus liber cum 4 vocibus ... Motteti del frutto a quatro)

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Cerne meos ergo gemitus, miserere dolorum.
Non licet afflictas dissimulare preces.
Luce gemens jaceo, resonant suspiria nocte,
totaque continuus tempora languor habet.