Surge propera (Anonymous)
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2017-02-01). Score information: A4, 16 pages, 122 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: This edition is transposed down a minor third, and retains the original note values.
Title: Surge propera
First published: 1546 in Sacrarum cantionum, liber 2, no. 4
Description: Credited to 'Incertus autor'. Voices: Superius (G2), Contratenor (C2), Tenor (C3), Quinta pars (C3) and Bassus (F3). The first half quotes text from the Song of Songs, while the second half has a free text identifying the motet as being intended for the Nativity of the Virgin Mary.
Original text and translations
| Latin text
Surge propera, amica mea, formosa mea, et veni.
Arise, my love, my fair one, and come.