Cecilia virgo (Philippe de Monte)

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  • (Posted 2021-10-14)  CPDL #66205:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2021-10-14).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 139 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1575 print. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note values.

General Information

Title: Cecilia virgo
Composer: Philippe de Monte
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1575, Libro quarto de motetti di Filippo de Monte, no. 7
Description: A two-part motet in honour of St. Cecilia.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Cecilia virgo Almachium exsuperabat,
Tiburtium et Valerianum ad coronas vocabat,
expansis manibus orabat ad Dominum,
ut eam eriperet de inimicis.

O beata Cecilia, quae duos fratres convertisti,
Almachium judicem superasti,
Urbanum episcopum in vultu angelico demonstrasti.