Veni sponsa Christi (Carlo Gesualdo)

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  • CPDL #30546:   
Editor: Peter Hilton (submitted 2013-11-14).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 111 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Reconstructed Sextus and Bassus parts copyright ©2005 Theo Verbey, first performed by Maarten Michielsen & Cappella Gabrieli in The Hague, the Netherlands, in 2006.

General Information

Title: Veni sponsa Christi
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First Published: 1603 in Sacrae cantiones II, no. 11.

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-2006-03.html

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Veni sponsa Christi
Accipe coronam
Quam tibi Dominus præparavit
In æternum.
Haleluia.