O felix desiderium (Andreas de Silva)

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  • (Posted 2024-01-15)  CPDL #78761:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2024-01-15).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 61 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a minor third.

General Information

Title: O felix desiderium
Composer: Andreas de Silva
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Source: MS I-MOd III (Modena). Motet in honour of St Radegunda.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O felix desiderium,
o magne admirationis commertium Radegunda gloriosa
regi renunciavit terreno ut celesti dilateretur
regno unde totius integritatis
deduxit authorem coronam habens,
liliorum floribus albescentibus.