Alleluia, verbum caro factum est (Antoine Busnois)

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  • (Posted 2019-03-17)   CPDL #53610:     
Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-03-17).   Score information: A4, 2 pages   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Original pitch (for SATB, STTB or ATTB). Original note values halved.
  • CPDL #22431:        (Finale 2009)
Editor: Paul R. Marchesano (submitted 2010-10-09).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 95 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key. Key signatures original, although added to the manuscript at a later date. Only the first two lines of the text are set in this work. The alto part, notated in Tenor G clef, is somewhat low and could be sung by tenors or a mix of altos and tenors. Alternatively, the piece could be sung simply as ATTB.
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General Information

Title: Alleluia, verbum caro factum est
Composer: Antoine Busnois

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, STTB, or ATTB
Genre: SacredResponsory at Matins and Mass on Christmas Day

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1460–1480 in Brussels, Bibliothèque Royal Albert 1er, MS 5557 [?Bruges]
This is the only surviving source.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Verbum caro factum est.