Credidi propter quod locutus sum (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2013-08-11)  CPDL #29822:    (MIDI)    
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2013-08-11).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 138 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum, 1604. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note-values. Alto parts are in octave transposed violin clef.

General Information

Title: Credidi propter quod locutus sum
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1569 in Cantiones aliquot 5 vocum, no. 6
    2nd published: 1580 in Theatrum musicum, Liber 1, no. 11
    3rd published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 256
Description: The setting of Psalm 115 (Vulgate numbering), in two parts. Lasso also used it as a model for a parody mass.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 116.