Novum sidus emicuit (Heinrich Finck)
- Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2010-09-07). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 120 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Source: Das Chorwerk 9, ed. Rudolf Gerber, Berlin, 1931. Notation here is a major third higher than original. To ease SATB performance we have exchanged alto and tenor from the last quarter of bar 28 through bar 30. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers.
Title: Novum sidus emicuit
Composer: Heinrich Finck
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Liturgical music
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1542 in Sacrorum hymnorum liber primus (Georg Rhau), no. 107
2nd published: 1930 in Das Chorwerk, no. 9.6
Description: Hymn for St. Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist.
Original text and translations
Novum sidus emicuit,
A new star has emerged,