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- (Posted 2003-10-14) CPDL #05699: (Sibelius 4)
- Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-10-14). Score information: A4, 12 pages, 175 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Revised Jan 09.
Title: Quodcunque ligaveris
Composer: William Byrd
Number of voices: 6vv Voicing: AATTBB
Genre: Sacred, Motet
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1607 in Gradualia II, no. 44
Description: Benedictus antiphon, SS. Peter & Paul (June 29th), S.Peter's Chains (August 1st), S.Peter's Chair (January 18th)
Original text and translations
| Latin text
“Quodcunque ligaveris super terram
erit ligatum et in coelis
et quodcunque solveris super terram
erit solutum et in coelis”
dicit Dominus Simoni Petro.
“Whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth
shall be bound in heaven
and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth
shall be loosed in heaven”
said the Lord unto Simon Peter.