O quam gloriosum est regnum (Tomás Luis de Victoria)

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  • (Posted 2020-04-18)  CPDL #58054:   
Editor: Jose Miguel Galan (submitted 2020-04-18).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 72 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2017-11-18)  CPDL #47467:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2017-11-18).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 89 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A bar-less edition of the motet,
  • (Posted 2017-07-21)  CPDL #45545:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2017-07-21).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 127 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original note values, transposed up a minor third (EbM). Editorial accidentals added. This edition was originally prepared for Andrew McShane and the Notre Dame Liturgical Choir.
  • (Posted 2016-12-15)  CPDL #42307:  Icon_pdf_globe.gif
Editor: Tomás Luis de Victoria Research Center (submitted 2016-12-15).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 378 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Nueva Edición Victoria
  • (Posted 2016-08-14)  CPDL #40770:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-08-14).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SATB, in D major.
  • (Posted 2014-09-29)  CPDL #33041:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-09-29).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 56 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SATB, in E flat.
  • (Posted 2011-03-27)  CPDL #23306:         
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2011-03-27).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 67 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Mensural notation, original note values, original key.
  • (Posted 2004-10-19)  CPDL #08168:  Network.png PDF, MIDI and LilyPond files
Editor: Nancho Alvarez (submitted 2004-10-19).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 91 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: listed alphabetically under 'Motetes'. full score and individual parts available as midi files, also available as Postscript file. Original key, note values halved.
  • (Posted 2004-09-21)  CPDL #07914:  Network.png
Editor: Fernando Gómez Jácome (submitted 2004-09-21).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 112 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Note values halved.
  • (Posted 2004-03-08)  CPDL #06817:  Network.png PDF, MIDI & NoteWorthy Composer files
Editor: Marco Gallo (submitted 2004-03-08).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: listed alphabetically by composer. Transposed up a major second, note values halved.
  • (Posted 2003-12-23)  CPDL #06236:      (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Brian Marble (submitted 2003-12-23).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 92 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Original note values and pitch.
  • (Posted 1999-08-29)  CPDL #00448:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-08-29).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 81 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Published in Victoria Opera Omnia (1902), ed. Phillippo Pedrell. Note values halved, pitch raised a minor third. All accidentals in score given as musica ficta in Pedrell.

General Information

Title: O quam gloriosum est regnum
Composer: Tomás Luis de Victoria

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB or ATTB
Genre: SacredMotetMagnificat antiphon

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1572 in Motecta I (Tomás Luis de Victoria), no. 1
    2nd published: 1585 in Motecta festorum (Tomás Luis de Victoria), no. 22
    3rd published: 1594 in Florilegium (ed. Adrian Denss) – arr. for two voices and lute, no. 1
    4th published: 1846 in Recueil des morceaux de musique ancienne, Volume 10, no. 111
    5th published: 1854 in Musica Divina Vol. II (Carl Proske), p. 127
    6th published: 1907 in Sammlung ausgezeichneter Kompositionen für die Kirche, no. 4.31
    7th published: 1933 in The Church Anthem Book, p. 64
Description: Proske nennt als Quelle: Thomae Ludovici a Victoria Abulensis Motecta Festorum totius anni cum Communi Sanctorum. Quae partim senis, partim quinis, partim quaternis, alia octonis vocibus concinuntur. Ad Sereniss. Sabaudiae Ducem Carolum Emanuelem Subalpinorum Principem Optimum Piissimum Romae ex Typographia Dominici Basae. 1588

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O quam gloriosum.