Nunc dimittis (Gradualia) (William Byrd)

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  • (Posted 2003-01-20)  CPDL #04519:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-01-20).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 336 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SATTB. Revised March 23.
  • (Posted 2002-12-02)  CPDL #04253:  Network.png
Editor: Marco Gallo (submitted 2002-12-02).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 59 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes only part 3 of this piece, Lumen ad revelationem gentium.
  • (Posted 2002-10-25)  CPDL #04119:         
Editor: Steve Sanders (submitted 2002-10-25).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 128 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SSATB.

General Information

Title: Nunc Dimittis
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB, SSATB, or ATTBarB
Genre: SacredMotetEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1605 in Gradualia I, no. 4
Description: Tract for the Feast of the Purification

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Nunc dimittis.