Tres sunt qui testimonium (Richard Dering)
- Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2017-06-06). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 119 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Original key and note values; editorial slurs and accidentals added. The original continuo print has some figures, which are retained, along with additional figures supplied editorially.
Title: Tres sunt qui testimonium
Composer: Richard Dering
Text: 1 John 5:7, Isaiah 6:3b
Number of voices: 2vv Voicing: SB
Genre: Sacred, Motet
Instruments: Basso continuo
First published: 1674 in Cantica sacra II (London: William Godbid for John Playford)
Description: This motet for soprano, bass, and organ continuo (suitable for Trinity Sunday) comes from Cantica Sacra II.
Original text and translations
Tres sunt qui testimonium dant in coelo,
For there are three that bear record in heaven,