O Emmanuel (Pierre de Manchicourt)
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2017-09-27). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 69 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Original note values; modern clefs; transposed down a minor third. Incipit supplied from the Liber Usualis.
Title: O Emmanuel
Composer: Pierre de Manchicourt
Description: A setting of one of the 'Great Antiphons' for Advent (specifically, 23 December), published by Pierre Attaingnant as part of a set by various composers. The original clefs were G2, C2, C3 and F3, suggesting a need for downward transposition to enable performance at A=440. For further details, please see the notes at the end of the score.
Original text and translations
O Emmanuel, rex et legifer noster,
exspectatio gentium et salvator earum,
veni ad salvandum nos Domine, Deus noster.