Heu quantus dolor (Orlando di Lasso)
- Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2013-06-23). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 95 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum, 1604. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note-values.
Title: Heu quantus dolor
Composer: Orlando di Lasso
First published: 1562 in Sacrae cantiones quinque vocum, no. 6
2nd published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 303
Description: The piece is in the style of a motet, it was also published as part of a motet collection, though it has secular Latin text in distichon form.
Original text and translations
| Latin text
Heu quantus dolor et turbatis anxia cura
Alas, how great the pain and how many the distressing hardships