O rex gentium (Hotinet Barra)
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2017-09-27). Score information: A4, 7 pages, 60 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Original pitch and note values; modern clefs.
Title: O rex gentium
Description: Antiphon for 22 December, published by Attaingnant as one of a set of Advent ('Great') Antiphons by various composers. The original clefs were C1, C3,C4 & F4. Ascribed to Hotinet, who went under several aliases, including Jean Barra and Hotinet Barra, and was active between 1510 and 1523.
Original text and translations
O Rex gentium, et desideratus earum,
lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum:
Veni, et salva hominem quem de limo formasti.