Coniugium sponsi (Jacob Meiland)

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  • (Posted 2021-11-21)  CPDL #66820:         
Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2021-11-21).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 120 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Coniugium sponsi
Composer: Jacob Meiland
Lyricist: Philip Melanchthon

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: ca. 1560 in Proteleios, no. 2
Description: One of three motets for a wedding

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Coniugium sponsi sit foelix nomine Christi
Inque Deo sit mens una sit unus amor.

German.png German translation

Das Eheband sei glücklich im Namen Christi;
und Gottes sei einiger Geist, einige Liebe.

Translation by Gerhard Weydt