Christe sanctorum (Sixt Dietrich)

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  • (Posted 2022-08-17)  CPDL #70454:     
Editor: Drew Sellis (submitted 2022-08-17).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 48 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch, note values halved.

General Information

Title: Christe sanctorum
Composer: Sixt Dietrich
Lyricist: Rabanus Maurus
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATTB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript 1548 in D-ERu 473-2, no. 33
Description: A polyphonic setting of Maurus' Michaelmas hymn, Discantus and Alto in canon at the fourth.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

CHRISTE, sanctorum decus Angelorum
Rector humani generis et auctor,
Nobis aeternum tribue benigne
Scandere regnum (sometimes "caelum" instead of "regnum", as appearing in the Bassus part)