Paradisi porta (Juan Escribano)

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  • (Posted 2019-08-24)  CPDL #55155:     
Editor: Simon Biazeck (submitted 2019-08-24).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 82 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch and note-values retained / Mensutrich barlines.
  • (Posted 2019-03-16)  CPDL #53591:     
Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-03-16).   Score information: A4, 7 pages   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Original pitch. Original note values retained.
  • (Posted 2010-04-30)  CPDL #21242:  Network.png
Editor: Fernando Gómez Jácome (submitted 2010-03-17).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 85 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Paradisi porta per Evam
Composer: Juan Escribano

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATBB
Genre: SacredMotetMagnificat antiphon at First Vespers for the Feast of the Assumption

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript c.1527 in Cappella Sistina MS 46, no. 37
Description: The only surviving source of this work is a hand-copied choirbook in the Vatican Library.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Paradisi porta per Evam
cunctis clausa est,
et per Mariam virginem
iterum patefacta est. Alleluia.

English.png English translation

The gate of paradise through Eve
was closed to all,
and through the Virgin Mary
again was made open. Alleluia.