Levavi oculos meos (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2018-11-22)  CPDL #52316:     
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2018-11-22).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 116 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2013-06-06)  CPDL #29322:         
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2013-06-06).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 138 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum, 1604. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note-values.

General Information

Title: Levavi oculos meos
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1566 in Sacrae cantiones liber quartus, no. 14
    2nd published: 1568 in Selectissimae cantiones, no. 1.45
    3rd published: 1572 in Moduli 4-8vv, no. 19
    4th published: 1578 in Selectae cantiones octo et septum vocum (Strasbourg: Wyriot), no. 6
    5th published: 1579 in Selectissimae cantiones 1579, no. 56
    6th published: 1603 in Florilegium selectissimarum cantionum, no. 42
    7th published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 506
    8th published: 1618 in Florilegium Portense, Volume 1, no. 42

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 121.