Justi in perpetuum vivent (John Sheppard)
- (Posted 2020-03-30)
- Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2020-03-30). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 378 kB Copyright: CC BY NC ND
- Edition notes: Edited from the Baldwin Partbooks with the lost Tenor part reconstructed editorially. Note values halved. Plainsong added from the 1520 printed Sarum antiphonal.
- Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2011-01-15). Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 250 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Source: Early English Church Music, Oxenford Imprint, 1978, edited by David Chadd. Notation here is a fourth higher than the original, with time values halved. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers.
Title: Justi in perpetuum vivent
Composer: John Sheppard
Number of voices: 5vv Voicings: ATTBB or SAATB, (1) STTBarB or ATTBarB; (2) SAATB
Genre: Sacred, Responsory
Instruments: A cappella
Manuscript ca. 1575 in The Baldwin Partbooks, no. 90
Description: A setting of a responsory for Second Vespers on All Saints' Day and for First Vespers and Matins when the Common of Confessors was sung outside of Eastertide.
Original text and translations
Justi in perpetuum vivent,
The just will live forever,