Salve Mater Salvatoris (Jean Mouton)

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  • (Posted 2004-05-07)  CPDL #06980:      (Sibelius 2)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2004-05-07).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Source ("A General History of Music" by Sir John Hawkins) may not be entirely reliable.

General Information

Title: Salve Mater Salvatoris
Composer: Jean Mouton

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB or ATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1520 in Motetti novi libro tertio (Antico), no. 1
    2nd published: c.1521 in Motetti liber secundus (Antico?), no. 4
    3rd published: 1547 in Dodecachordon (Henricus Glareanus), p. 646
    4th published: 1853 "A General History of Music" by Sir John Hawkins

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Salve mater Salvatoris,
vas electum, vas honoris,
vas misericordiae,
sis pro nobis fons veniae.

English.png English translation

Hail, mother of the Saviour,
vessel that was chosen, vessel of honour,
vessel of mercy,
be for us a spring of forgiveness.

German.png German translation

Gegrüßet seist du, Mutter des Heilands,
erwähltes Gefäß, Gefäß der Ehre,
Gefäß der Barmherzigkeit,
sei für uns ein Quell der Vergebung!