Descendi in hortum meum (Jacquet de Mantua)

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Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2021-09-14).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 85 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a tone.

General Information

Title: Descendi in hortum meum
Composer: Jacquet de Mantua
Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SATTBarB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1534 in Motettorum, Book 8 (Attaingnant), no. 17
  2nd published: 1539 in Motetti del frutto a sei voci (Gardano), no. 13
Description: Source: Primus Liber cum 6 vocibus... Gardane 1539. Incorporates a canon. Is somewhat reminiscent of De Rore's setting for 7 voices.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Descendi in hortum meum.