O rex gentium (Claudio Merulo)

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  • (Posted 2021-11-29)  CPDL #66949:         
Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2021-11-29).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 149 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a minor third because of the chiavette used.
  • (Posted 2021-02-21)  CPDL #63101:         
Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2021-02-21).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 149 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch

General Information

Title: O rex gentium
Composer: Claudio Merulo
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1583 in Il primo libro de mottetti a sei voci
  2nd published: 1585 in Sacrae Cantiones (Friedrich Lindner), no. 35
 Manuscript 1590-1610 Liber Sacrarum Cantionum (Ansbach), no. 12
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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O rex gentium (Advent antiphon 6).