Taedet animam meam (José de Torres)

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  • CPDL #29048:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2013-05-06).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 93 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: "Liro sacra hispana" edited by D. Hilarion Eslava, "Siglo XVIII, tomo 1, serie 1". MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Taedet animam meam
Composer: José de Torres
Source of text: Job 10:1-7.

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicings: SATB.SATB or STTB.STTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Basso continuo

First

Description: An 8 part motet. The text has been edited to conform with the Vulgate, with changes shown in square brackets. The source is a 19th century musicologist, Eslava, notorious for adapting old works to contemporary taste. He describes the accompaniment as "Violón y contrabajo", but that may have been just his suggestion for performance. The original source probably included a figured bass.

External websites: Scanned copy of source on IMSLP.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Taedet animam meam.