Clama ne cesses (Giaches de Wert)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-04)   CPDL #48685:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-02-04).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 104 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1566 print. Original pitch (chiavi naturali) and note-values. Alto is in tenor clef.

General Information

Title: Clama ne cesses
Composer: Giaches de Wert

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1566 in Motectorum quinque vocum liber primus, no. 4

Description: Two-part motet:
I. Clama ne cesses
II. Me etenim de die in diem

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Clama, ne cesses, quasi tuba exalta vocem tuam
et annuntia populo meo scelera eorum
et domui Jacob peccata eorum.

Me etenim de die in diem quaerunt
et scire vias meas volunt
quasi gens quae justitiam fecerit
et quae judicium Dei sui non dereliquerit.
(Isaias 58,1-2)