O sapientia (Robert Ramsey)

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  • CPDL #17981:     
Editor: Michael Gibson (submitted 2008-08-26).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 152 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: O Sapientia
Composer: Robert Ramsey

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotetMagnificat antiphon for Dec. 17

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: written c.1625

Description: The first of the 'O antiphons'

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O sapientia quae ex ore Altisimi prodiisti,
attingens a fine usque ad finem fortiter,
suaviterque disponens omnia.
Veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae. Amen.
 

English.png English translation

O wisdom which comes from the mouth of the Most High,
extending strongly from pole to pole,
which orders all things fittingly.
Come and teach us the way of prudence. Amen.