O anima sanctissima (Carlo Gesualdo)

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  • CPDL #30549:   
Editor: Peter Hilton (submitted 2013-11-14).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 120 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Reconstructed Sextus and Bassus parts copyright ©2005 Theo Verbey, first performed by Maarten Michielsen & Cappella Gabrieli in Berlin in 2005.

General Information

Title: O anima sanctissima
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First Published: 1603 in Sacrae cantiones II, no. 19.

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-2005-12.html

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O anima sanctissima
a Jesu tam dilecta,
humiles te deprecamur ut nobis
pro peccatorum culpa
languentibus te intercedente
contritionis lachrymæ concedantur.