Levavi oculos meos (Alexander Utendal)

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Transposed down a fourth:      
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2024-03-26).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 122 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Novi atque catholici thesauri musici liber secundus, 1568. Original note values. The F sharp in Quintus in bar 75 has been changed to F natural.

General Information

Title: Levavi oculos meos
Composer: Alexander Utendal
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1568 in Novi thesauri musici (Pietro Giovannelli), Liber 2, no. 14
    2nd published: 1571 in Sacrarum cantionum … quinque vocibus … liber primus, no. 9

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Levavi oculos meos in montes unde veniet auxilium mihi.
Auxilium meum a Domino qui fecit caelum et terram.
Ps. 120, 1-2

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 121.