Verbum caro factum est (Gaspar van Weerbeke)

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  • (Posted 2013-11-18)  CPDL #30573:    (MIDI) (XML)
Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2013-11-18).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 90 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1503 print, with time signatures, note values and colourings as in the original and dots added to perfect notes and rests. The coloured notes are “hemiolæ”. Within the "ligaturæ" left upstemmed notes are semibreves and unstemmed notes are breves. The “musica ficta” suggestions are in the MIDI and MusicXML files, which are files are zipped.

General Information

Title: Verbum caro factum est
Composer: Gaspar van Weerbeke

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1503 in Motetti de passione de cruce (Petrucci), no. 7
Description: The music of this motet appears with the text 'O inextimabilis dilectio caritatis' in Petrucci's Laude libro 2 (1508).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Verbum caro factum est and Ave verum corpus.