Macte animo virtute tua (Ferdinand di Lasso)

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  • CPDL #21946:         
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2010-07-11).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 99 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Mensural notation, original key and note values, musica ficta clearly marked. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

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Title: Macte animo virtute tua
Composer: Ferdinand di Lasso

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SecularMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1588 in FERDINANDI DI-LASSI Generosi D. EYTELII FRIDERICI Comitus in Hohenzollern & Sigmaringen & c. Musicorum Praefecti, CANTIONES SACRAE, VIVA VOCE SVAVISSIMAE, ET OMNIVM MVSICORVM INSTRVMENTORVM HARMONIAE PER QVAM ACCOMMODATAE, ALIAS NEC VISAE, NEC VNQVAM TYPIS SVBIECTAE; SEX VOCIBVS - Graz.

Description: Homage to Lasso's employer Eitel Friedrich IV, earl of Hohenzollern-Hechingen

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Macte animo virtute tua,
comes inclyte ZOLLERIZAE stirpis
Laus FRIDERICE tua
Natus es ad laudes,
Ad fortia facta gerenda
Numen et a superis
cur celebreris habes
Atque SYBILLA UXor tua
Praestantissima vivat
Perpetuumque thori sit decus illa tui.

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