Psallite cantantes Domino (Francesco Bianciardi)

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  • (Posted 2023-07-31)  CPDL #74729:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2023-07-31).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 495 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Psallite cantantes Domino
Composer: Francesco Bianciardi
Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1596 in Sacrarum modulationum liber primus (Venice: Gardano), no. 17

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Psallite cantantes Domino nova cantica gentes;
omnis Ceciliae nomen benedicite tellus,
impia pro Christo quae passa est regna tyranni.
Tu virgo exultans dulcisona dum organa cantant,
psallere non cessas Domino nova cantica semper.
John A. Rice, Motets for Saint Cecilia 1540-1610.(2022) p.XXVI

English.png English translation

Sing to the Lord, singers, new songs;
may the whole world bless the name of Cecilia,
who suffered for Christ in a tyrant's wicked kingdom.
May you, virgin, rejoicing while the sweet-sounding organ sings,
never stop singing new songs to the Lord.