Conditor alme siderum (Michael Praetorius)

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  • (Posted 2016-01-22)  CPDL #38257:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2016-01-22).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 73 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: English translation ("Creator of the stars of night"). Original key; note values halved. Chant added for alternatim practice.
  • (Posted 2014-01-13)  CPDL #30992:   
Editor: Adrian Wall (submitted 2014-01-13).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 334 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transposed up a minor 3rd, with chant and Praetorius' harmony in alternate verses. Amen supplied editorially. Alternative setting of 3rd verse included.
  • (Posted 2011-07-26)  CPDL #23989:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2011-07-26).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key; note values halved. Chant added for alternatim practice.

General Information

Title: Conditor alme siderum
Composer: Michael Praetorius

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredOffice hymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Hymnodia Sionia, no. 11
Description: Praetorius set other verses of the same hymn, including Vergente mundi vespere (verse 3, #13 in the same collection).

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Conditor alme siderum.