Descendi in hortum nucum (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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  • (Posted 2020-07-03)  CPDL #59500:        (LilyPond)
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2020-07-03).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 73 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
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  • (Posted 2019-07-15)  CPDL #54796: 
Alto in violin clef:        
Alto in transposed violin clef:      
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2019-07-15).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 85 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key (chiavi naturali), note values halved. Updated version of Edition #2683. Although the Vulgate has hortum nucum, the 1584 and 1587 prints as well as the Breitkopf und Härtel edition have hortum meum, just as the many plainchant manuscripts which have an antiphon on this text.
  • (Posted 2008-06-20)  CPDL #17250:        (Finale 2006)
Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2008-06-20).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 67 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: File Sizes: PDF: 67 KB, MIDI: 7 KB, Finale 2006: 28 KB.

General Information

Title: Descendi in hortum nucum
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1584 in Canticum Canticorum, no. 24
Description: From 'Song of Songs / Songs of Solomon' - Chapter 6 - Verse 10.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Descendi in hortum meum.