O quam dulce (Jacobus Clemens non Papa)

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  • (Posted 2020-09-29)  CPDL #60732:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2020-09-29).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 116 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: O quam dulce
Composer: Jacobus Clemens non Papa

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: STTTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1553 in Ecclesiasticarum cantionum quinque vocum, liber 7 (Susato), no. 15
    2nd published: 1559 in Novum et insigne opus musicum (Berg and Neuber), Volume 2, no. 46
Description: Published in Susato's Liber septimus.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O quam dulce spectaculum et tunc temporis viderant Iudei,
Esther dum aspectu animum leonis mollierat.
Nam vultus eius claritas numquam in terra corruit,
nec affectus benignitas Deo presente caruit.