Musica est divinum donum (Hieronymus Praetorius)

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Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2020-03-21).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 106 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1618 print. Original key (high chiavette) and note values. Basso continuo (which is a basso seguente, playing the deepest note of the choir) is omitted.

General Information

Title: Musica est divinum donum
Composer: Hieronymus Praetorius
Lyricist:

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1618 in Cantiones variae, Hamburg, no. 3

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Musica est divinum donum et diabolo summopere contrarium,
quia per eam magnae et multae tentationes pelluntur.
Ideo cum illa exercetur, fugit et non exspectat.