Veni sponsa Christi a 5 (Luca Marenzio)

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  • CPDL #30258:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-10-05).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 92 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key; note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.

General Information

Title: Veni sponsa Christi
Composer: Luca Marenzio

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Genre: SacredMotetMagnificat antiphon

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: Sacrae cantiones … quinis, senis, ac septenis vocibus (Venice, 1616)

Description: This setting of the first part of the text for the Magnificat-antiphon for Vespers (in the Common of Virgins) comes from Marenzio's juvenile collection Sacrae cantiones, probably composed in the 1570s.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Veni sponsa Christi.