Domine in virtute tua (1st setting) (Robert Johnson)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-03)  CPDL #53865:       
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2019-04-03).   Score information: A4, 21 pages, 623 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the original manuscript sources at source pitch with halved note values.

General Information

Title: Domine in virtute tua (1st setting) (see also 2nd setting)
Composer: Robert Johnson

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

 Manuscript c.1560-1590 in British Library Add. MS 30480-30484 (Hamond Partbooks), no. 81

Description: This is the first of two settings of this text by Johnson that use the same, or very similar, points of imitation. Despite a few identical passages they are essentially different compositions. It is not clear which setting is the earlier.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 21 :1-7