Salve Regina (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2010-05-27)   CPDL #21556:   
Editor: Katharina Bäuml (submitted 2010-04-28).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This is believed to be the first modern edition.
Error.gif Possible error(s) identified. Error summary: Tenor should not be read in transposing G clef!

General Information

Title: Salve Regina
Composer: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1519

Description: The "Choir Books of Annaberg", a collection of manuscripts, were brought from the court of Friedrich der Weise (residing in Wittenberg since 1486) to the church of Annaberg on the occasion of the inauguration. It was St. Anne's day, 26th July in 1519, when the inauguration of this church took place. The books remained there for more than four centuries until they were transferred to the library of Saxony in Dresden (SLUB).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Salve Regina. , of which this piece sets the even numbered verses.