Ubi est Abel frater tuus? (Gregor Aichinger)

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  • CPDL #26451:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-06-08).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 23 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Musica Divina Vol. II Liber motettorum (ed. Karl Proske)(1854). Note values unchanged from original. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • CPDL #26431:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-06-06).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 24 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Musica Divina Vol. II Liber motettorum (ed. Karl Proske)(1854). Note values halved. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Ubi est Abel frater tuus?

Composer: Gregor Aichinger
Source of text: Genesis 4 vv. 9-10

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAB

Genre: SacredMotet for Septuagesima Sunday

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1854 in Musica Divina Vol. II (Carl Proske), p. 28

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

9  Ubi est Abel frater tuus? ait Dominus ad Cain, qui respondit: Nescio: nunquid ego sum custos fratris mei?
10  Dixitque ad eum: Quid fecisti? vox sanguinis fratris tui clamat ad me de terra.
 

English.png English translation

9  Where is Abel your brother? the Lord said to Cain, who replied, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
10  And [the Lord] said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground.