O quam dulcis (Jean Richafort)
- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-03-16). Score information: A4, 7 pages Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: At original pitch. Original note values are retained, except in the tripla section where note values are halved.
First published: 1534 in Attaingnant, Motettorum Liber II [Paris, 1534] (RISM 1534/4)
Description: The text of this motet is a combination of a Savonarolan prayer and the first verse of Psalm 132 (Vulgate), which was a motto of Savonarola and his followers.
Original text and translations
O quam dulcis et quam beáta, [N], fratérnitas,
O how sweet and how blessed, [N], is brotherly love,