Adoro te devote latens veritas (Motetti B) (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2023-06-08)  CPDL #74083:     
Editor: Drew Sellis (submitted 2023-06-08).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 54 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Edited from the extant source. Note values halved, original pitch retained.

General Information

Title: Adoro te devote latens veritas (Motetti B)
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist: Thomas Aquinas
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1503 in Motetti de passione de cruce (Ottaviano Petrucci), no. 23

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Adoro te devote.

Latin.png Latin text

Adoro te devote, latens veritas,
quae sub his figuris vere latitas:
tibi se cor meum totum subjicit,
quia te contemplans totum deficit.

Visus, tactus, gustus in te fallitur,
sed auditu solo tuto creditur.