Omnipotens sempiterne Deus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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  • (Posted 2018-05-18)  CPDL #49720: 
Original key (high chiavette):      
Transposed down a tone:      
Transposed down a fourth:       - Alto in transposed violin clef.
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-05-18).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 114 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1575 print. Original note values.

General Information

Title: Omnipotens sempiterne Deus
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1575 in Motettorum liber tertius, 5-8vv, no. 15
Description: A motet in honour of St. Bartholomew.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Omnipotens sempiterne Deus,
qui hujus diei venerandam sanctamque laetitiam
in beati apostoli tui Bartholomaei festivitate tribuisti,
da Ecclesiae tuae, quaesumus,
et amare quod credidit et praedicare quod docuit.