Jerusalem cito veniet (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2017-10-12).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 149 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1577 Scotto edition. Original pitch (high chiavette) and note-values.

General Information

Title: Jerusalem cito veniet
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1572 in Motettorum liber secundus 5-8vv (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina), no. 20
  2nd published: 1590 in Corollarium cantionum sacrarum, no. 61
Description: Responsory for the 2nd Sunday of Advent.
Part 1: Jerusalem cito veniet
Part 2: Ego enim sum Dominus

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Jerusalem cito veniet salus tua, quare maerore consumeris?
numquid consiliarius non est tibi quia innovabit te dolor?
Salvabo te et liberabo te, noli timere.

Ego enim sum Dominus Deus tuus,
sanctus Israel et redemptor tuus.
Salvabo te et liberabo te, noli timere.