O Beata Mater (Carlo Gesualdo)

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Editor: Peter Hilton (submitted 2013-11-16).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 113 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Reconstructed Sextus and Bassus parts copyright ©2005 Henri Broeren, first performed by Maarten Michielsen & Cappella Gabrieli in Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 2007.

General Information

Title: O Beata Mater
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published:

Description: Part of the Sacræ Cantiones Liber Secundus, whose sextus and basses part books were lost and are reconstructed/completed in modern editions.

External websites: http://cappellagabrieli.nl/concert-2007-06.html

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O beata Mater et intacta Virgo
gloriosa Regina mundi:
intercede pro nobis ad Dominum.
 

English.png English translation

O blessed Mother and spotless Virgin
glorious Queen of the world:
pray for us to the Lord.