Haec est arbor dignissima (Jacobus Clemens non Papa)

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  • (Posted 2020-09-29)  CPDL #60731:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2020-09-29).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 109 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Haec est arbor dignissima
Composer: Jacobus Clemens non Papa

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1553 in Ecclesiasticarum cantionum quinque vocum, liber 7 (Susato), no. 4
    2nd published: 1555 in Evangelia dominicorum et festorum dierum tomus quartus (Berg & Neuber), no. 23
Description: Published in Susato's Liber septimus. In the initial typesetting, the motet was attributed to Jean Louys, subsequently corrected to Clemens non Papa.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Haec est arbor dignissima in qua salutis auctor propria morte mortem omnium superavit.
O crux benedicta, quae sola fuisti digna portare regem caelorum et dominum.