Iam Christus astra ascenderat (Robert Parsons)

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  • (Posted 2012-09-10)  CPDL #27116:     
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2012-09-07).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 226 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the original sources at the source pitch with halved note values. Critical commentary included.
  • (Posted 2011-09-16)  CPDL #24481:   
Editor: Francis Steele (submitted 2011-09-16).   (by Edward Tambling) Score information: A4, 11 pages, 91 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: In original key (and in original note values) for SATTBarB. Substantial corrections from the editor to CPDL #3794 undertaken
  • (Posted 2002-07-07)  CPDL #03794:  Network.png
Editor: George Steel (submitted 2002-07-07).   Score information: Letter, 7 pages, 92 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: part of the Robert Parsons Project; raised a minor third.

General Information

Title: Iam Christus Astra Ascenderat
Composer: Robert Parsons

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SATTBarB, SSAATB
Genre: SacredMotetOffice hymn for Whit-Wednesday

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript ca. 1575 in The Baldwin Partbooks, no. 153
Description: Alternatim setting

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Iam Christus astra ascenderat.