Excita potentiam (Christian Hollander)

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Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2024-06-02).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 96 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a minor third.

General Information

Title: Excita potentiam
Composer: Christian Hollander
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1568 in Novi thesauri musici (Pietro Giovannelli), Liber 1, no. 3
Description: Published by Antonio Gardano, Venice, 1568. Advent motet.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Excita potentiam tuam Domine Deus
et veni ut a demonio in hora mortis nostrae
te duce erepti tecum sine fine.

Vindica gregem tuum et audi preces nostras.
Eleva brachium tuum Domine rex omnipotens,
et inimicos nostros numine sterne tuo.