Martinus Abrahae sinu laetus (Balthasar Resinarius)

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  • (Posted 2022-08-18)  CPDL #70461:     
Editor: Drew Sellis (submitted 2022-08-18).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 71 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch, note values halved.

General Information

Title: Martinus Abrahae sinu laetus
Composer: Balthasar Resinarius
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATBB
Genre: SacredAntiphon

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1543 in Responsoriorum numero octoginta de tempore, Liber 2, no. 29
    Manuscript 1548 in D-ERu 473-2, no. 34
Description: A polyphonic setting of an Antiphon for the Feast of St. Martin (11th November).

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Martinus Abrahae sinu laetus excipitur;
Martinus, hic pauper et modicus,
caelum dives ingreditur,
hymnis caelestibus honoratur.

Martinus episcopus migravit a saeculo;
vivit in Christo gemma sacerdotum.