Cum natus esset Jesus (Christoph Thomas Walliser)
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Title: Cum natus esset Jesus
Composer: Christoph Thomas Walliser
Source of text: Luke 2:8-9,13-16.
Number of voices: 8vv Voicing: SSAT.ATBB
Genre: Sacred, Motet suitable for Midnight Mass
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1611 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Prima, no. 20
2nd published: 1618 in Florilegium Portense, Volume 1, no. 89
Description: Christ-tide motet.
Original text and translations
Cum natus esset Jesus in Bethlehem Judae, pastores erant in regione eadem.
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea, there were, in the same country, shepherds.