David, rex propheta (Jean Crespel)
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2012-10-08). Score information: 20.1 x 27.6 cm, 11 pages, 91.81 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: In the original key in modern clefs. Source: Liber nonus ecclesiasticarum cantionum 5 vocum, Susato, Antwerp 1554 (accessed via Royal Holloway website, earlymusiconline). MusicXML source file(s) is (are) in compressed .mxl format.
Title: David, rex propheta
Composer: Jean Crespel
Description: A setting of a non-Biblical text praising King David as a musician - probably a unique text, of unknown authorship. Musical instruments are mentioned, and to some extent musically imitated, in Part Two.
Original text and translations
David rex propheta Dei
King David was God’s prophet.