O pulcherrima mulierum (Gaspar van Weerbeke)

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  • (Posted 2021-10-29)  CPDL #66426:   
Editor: Mats Lillhannus (submitted 2021-10-29).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 95 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key and note values. Edition based on Petrucci 1502.

General Information

Title: O pulcherrima mulierum
Composer: Gaspar van Weerbeke
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: STTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1502 in Motetti A (Ottaviano Petrucci), no. 24
Description: Separate motet, to be distinguished from the O pulcherrima section in Weerbeke's motet cycle Quam pulchra es.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O pulcherrima mulierum,
surge propera, amica mea,
columba mea, formosa mea, et veni.
Ostende mihi faciem tuam,
sonet vox tua in auribus meis.
Vox enim tua dulcis
et facies tua decora.