Congrega Domine (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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  • (Posted 2018-08-19)  CPDL #50916: 
Original key (high chiavette):   (MIDI)    
Transposed down a minor third:   (MIDI)  
Transposed down a fourth:   (MIDI)  
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-08-19).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 164 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1575 print. Original note values.

General Information

Title: Congrega Domine
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1575 in Motettorum liber tertius, 5-8vv, no. 6
Description: Two-part motet:
I. Congrega Domine
II. Afflige opprimentes nos

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Congrega Domine dispersionem nostram,
libera eos qui serviunt gentibus et contemptos et abominatos respice,
ut sciant gentes quia tu es Deus noster.

Afflige opprimentes nos et contumelia facientes in superbia,
ut sciant gentes quia tu es Deus noster.