O crux splendidior (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2021-08-26)  CPDL #65595:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2021-08-26).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 69 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a minor third.

General Information

Title: O crux splendidior
Composer: Anonymous
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: STTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Source: MS I-MOd IX, a choirbook from Modena in the 1520's (with later additions in the hand of Orazio Vecchi). Four voices are shown in the manuscript, but congruence signs indicate that an (otherwise unspecified) canon is intended, which is resolved here.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O crux splendidior.