Magnum Opus Musicum (Orlando di Lasso)

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Title: Magnum Opus Musicum Orlandi de Lasso, Capellae Bavaricae quondam Magistri. Complectens omnes cantiones quas motetas vulgo vocant, tam antea editas quam hactenus nondum publicatas II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. IIX. IX. X. XII. vocum.

Monachii, Ex typographia Nicolai Henrici Vol. 1, Cantus, 584 pp. Vol. 2, Altus, 512 pp. Vol. 3, Tenor, 512 pp. Vol. 4, Bassus, 457 pp. Vol. 5, Quinta Vox, 426 pp. Vol. 6, Sexta Vox, 239 pp. + 6 pp. Index.

Publication date and place: 1604

Description. A posthumous publication published by Lasso's sons, containing 516 motets, with a handful of exceptions all of Lasso's published and unpublished motets. The motets are ordered by ascending number of voices, the ordering does not reflect their publication date. Some of the motets which had been published with a secular text have been given a sacred text in this publication.

Genre, Subgenre: Sacred, Motets. Language: Latin.

Works in Magnum Opus Musicum which have not been published before

# Title Voices Voices Notes
48 Ad te perenne gaudium 3 TTB
44 Adoramus te, Christe 3 SSA
66 Adoramus te, Christe 4 SATB
177 Adoramus te, Christe 5 SSSSA
46 Agimus tibi gratias 3 SSS
74 Agimus tibi gratias 4 SMsMsA
51 Alleluia, laus et gloria 4 SSSA
357 Alma Redemptoris Mater 6 SSATTB
496 Alma Redemptoris Mater 8 SATB.SATB
513 Aurora lucis rutilat 10 SATTB.STTTB
75 Ave mater matris Dei 4 SATB
196 Ave Maria, gratia plena 5 SATTB
352 Ave Maria, gratia plena 6 SSATBB Second part of the double motet: Pater noster - Ave Maria
53 Ave Regina coelorum 4 SATB
191 Ave Regina coelorum 5 SSATB
359 Ave Regina coelorum 6 SAATBB
498 Beatus Nicolaus 8 SSAATTBB
492 Benedic, Domine, domum istam 8 SATB.SATB
491 Bone Jesu verbum Patris 8 SATB.SATB
139 Christe Dei soboles 4 SATB First published in 1579 with a secular text Anna mihi dilecta veni.
484 Ecce nunc benedicite Dominum 7 SSMsATTB
503 Ecce quam bonum 8 SATB.SATB
405 Fratres, qui gloriatur 6 SSATTB
63 Illumina oculos meos 4 SATB
414 In hora ultima 6 SSATTB
47 In pace in idipsum 3 SSS
511 Inclina Domine aurem tuam 9 SATB.SATTB
77 Joannes est nomen eius 4 SATB
501 Laudabit usque ad mortem 8 SMsAT.ATTB
416 Laudate Dominum omnes gentes 6 SSATTB
114 Laudent Deum 4 SATB
415 Laudavi igitur laetitiam 6 SSATTB
514 Mira loquor 10 SSATB.SMsTTBar
408 Ne derelinquas amicum antiquum 6 SSATTB Though the text is taken from the Bible (Ecclesiasticus), this is a moralising rather than a religious text.
370 O peccator 6 SSATTB
407 Omnium deliciarum et pomparum 6 SSATTB
406 Peccavit David 6 SSATTB
49 Princeps Marte potens 4, 8 SSST, SSSSATTB Secular motet. First 8 parts are for 4 voices, Part 9 is for 8.
481 Providebam Dominum 7 SSMs.SATB
411 Qui moderatur sermones suos 6 SSATTB
54 Regina coeli 4 SATB
192 Regina coeli 5 SATBB
193 Regina coeli 5 SATTB
194 Regina coeli 5 SSATB
477 Regina coeli 7 SSAATTB
363 Salve Regina 6 SSATTB
497 Salve Regina 8 SSABar.ATTB
148 Sancta Maria 4 SATB
413 Timor Domini gloria 6 SSATTB
59 Tota pulchra es 4 SATB
494 Tui sunt caeli 8 SATB.SATB
404 Unus Dominus, una fides 6 SSATTB
45 Verbum caro 3 SSS
65 Verbum caro 4 SSSA