Ego dormio (Claudio Monteverdi)

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  • (Posted 2022-09-03)  CPDL #70668:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2022-09-03).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 212 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2019-10-09)  CPDL #55570:     
• Alternative text underlay in bars 45/46:  
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Bc:   Score information: A4, 1 page, 57 kB   
Editor: Peter Rottländer (submitted 2019-10-09).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 105 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Ego dormio
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
Lyricist: Bible, Song of Songs 5,2create page

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: SB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1625 in Sacri affetti contesti da diversi eccelentissimi autori, no. 1
Description: From Francesco Sammaruco, Sacri affetti contesti da diversi eccelentissimi autori

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Ego dormio et cor meum vigilat. Vox dilecti mei pulsantis:
Aperi mihi, soror mea, amica mea, columba mea, immaculata mea.

German.png German translation

Ich schlafe und mein Herz wacht. Die Stimme meines Geliebten, der Anklopft:
Öffne mir, meine Schwester, meine Freundin, meine Taube, meine Makellose.