Gaudent in cœlis (Christoph Thomas Walliser)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-07-29).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 125 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Edition prepared from Promptuari musici (vol. 3), 1613. This edition is offered at original pitch (high chiavette) for SSSSAATT or transposed down a fourth for SSAATTBB.

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Title: Gaudent in cœlis
Composer: Christoph Thomas Walliser
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicings: SSSSAATT and SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1613 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Tertia, no. 90

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Gaudent in coelis animae Sanctorum,
qui Christi vestigia sunt secuti.
Alleluia.
Et quia pro ejus amore sanguinem suum fuderunt,
ideo cum Christo exsultant sine fine.
Alleluia.

English.png English translation

The souls of the saints, they who have followed
in the footsteps of Christ, rejoice in heaven.
Alleluia.
And, since they shed their blood in love for Him,
So they rejoice without end, in Christ.
Alleluia.