Confiteantur tibi populi (Claudio Merulo)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-18)  CPDL #41477:          (Finale 2014)
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2016-10-18).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 434 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Confiteantur tibi populi
Composer: Claudio Merulo

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAT.ATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1594 in Sacrarum concentuum Liber primus, no. 12
    2nd published: 1598 in Sacrae symphoniae, no. 54
Description: The Basis-line is generally too low for a human bass. Transposition upwards yields too high notes for the Cantus. Probably a bass-instrument, to couple the Basis-line will help.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 67. verses 4-8

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Confiteantur tibi populi, Deus,
Confiteantur tibi populi omnes,
laetentur et exultent gentes,
quoniam judicas populos in aequitate,
et gentes in terra dirigis.
Confiteantur tibi populi, Deus,
Confiteantur tibi populi omnes,
terra dedit fructum suum.
Benedicat nos Deus noster,
et metuant eum omnes fines terrae.