Ecce annuntio vobis (Johann Knöfel)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-08-20).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 52 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Ecce annuntio vobis
Composer: Johann Knöfel
Lyricist: after Lukecreate page

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1571 in Dulcissimae quaedem cantiones, Nuremberg
Description: Motet for Christmas Day

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Ecce, annuntio vobis gaudium magnum,
quia natus est Salvator, qui est Christus Dominus,
in civitate David.

English.png English translation

Lo, I bring you glad tidings,
for a Saviour is born, who is Christ the Lord,
in the city of David.