Praeter rerum seriem (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2007-02-01)  CPDL #13527:     
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2007-02-01).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 84 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In addition to the original hymn, this edition includes the hymn as adapted for the cantus firmus in the Josquin des Prez motet of the same title.

General Information

Title: Praeter rerum seriem
Composer: Anonymous (Gregorian chant)

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Unison, men
Genre: SacredSequence hymn   Meter: 774. D (tripled)

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Latin hymn/chant on which Josquin's famous motet of the same title is based. Originally (i.e. before the Tridentine Reform) the sequence for the first Mass of Christmas "in nocte".

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Text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Praeter rerum seriem.