Ergo rex vivat (Orlando di Lasso)

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Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2022-07-26).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 120 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note values.

General Information

Title: Ergo rex vivat
Composer: Orlando di Lasso
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SecularMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 487
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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Ergo rex vivat, vivat per saecula mille
Rex tantus, vivant regi qui foedere juncti,
Austriaci et Boi, quorum hic duo lumina cerno,
Utque diu cernam, faxit Deus ille deorum,
cui decus immensum constat sine fine dierum.