Puer natus est nobis (Hieronymus Praetorius)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-07)  CPDL #53897:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2019-04-07).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 132 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1599 print. Original key (high chiavette) and note values.

General Information

Title: Puer natus est nobis
Composer: Hieronymus Praetorius

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1599 in Cantiones sacrae de praecipuis festis totius anni, no. 6
Description: A motet for Christmas in two parts:
I. Puer natus est nobis
II. Hic dies quam fecit Dominus

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Puer natus est nobis et Filius datus est nobis,
cujus imperium super humerum ejus.

Hic dies quam fecit Dominus,
gaudeamus omnes in Domino
dantes gloriam nomini ejus.
Cantemus nunc unanimes:
Vivat Rex in aeternum.