Nunc dimittis (Robert Adams)

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  • (Posted 2018-11-17)   CPDL #52152:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2018-11-17).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 142 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a major third; note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.

General Information

Title: Nunc dimittis
Composer: Robert Adams
Text: Luke 2:29-31

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c. 1600 in Hamond Partbooks

Description: This Nunc dimittis is found only in the Hamond Partbooks, and as such provides an interesting example of the repertoire of a normal parish church during the Elizabethan era.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Nunc dimittis.