Laetentur coeli (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2019-09-11)  CPDL #55327:       
Editor: Aristotle Aure Esguerra (submitted 2019-09-11).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 195 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1579 print; clefs modernized; range indicators added; note values halved; musica ficta above noteheads; editorial accidentals in square brackets.
  • (Posted 2014-08-04)  CPDL #32618:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Brian Marble (submitted 2014-08-04).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Slurs, mm, very few accidentals added.
  • (Posted 2012-07-08)  CPDL #26722:    (MIDI)    
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2012-07-08).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 94 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note values.

General Information

Title: Laetentur coeli
Composer: Orlando di Lasso
Lyricist: Psalm 96 Psalm 95:11-13 (Vulgate)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotetOffertory for Midnight Mass

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1569 in Sacrarum cantionum quatuor vocum, Liber 2, no. 5
    2nd published: 1572 in Moduli 4-8vv, no. 16
    3rd published: 1579 in Altera pars selectissimarum cantionum, no. 69
    4th published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 127

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Laetentur caeli.