Sprevit hic mundi (Thomas Stoltzer)

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  • (Posted 2013-07-14)  CPDL #29621:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-07-14).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key; note values halved. Editorial accidentals added.

General Information

Title: Sprevit hic mundi
Composer: Thomas Stoltzer

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1542 in Sacrorum hymnorum liber primus (Georg Rhau), no. 89
Description: Setting of the fourth verse of the hymn "Martyris Christi colimus" (for the feast of St. Lawrence).

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Sprevit hic mundi peritura dona,
fert opem nudis, alimenta claudis,
dividit nummos miseris catervis
corde flagranti.