O quam metuendus (Jacob Handl)
- Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-05-11). Score information: Letter, 9 pages, 183 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Original key; note values halved (quartered in proportio tripla section). Editorial accidentals added.
Title: O quam metuendus
Composer: Jacob Handl
Number of voices: 8vv Voicing: SSAT.ATBB
Genre: Sacred, Motet, Magnificat antiphon at Vespers for the Dedication of a Church.
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1587 in Opus musicum, Volume 3, no. 27
2nd published: 1603 in Florilegium selectissimarum cantionum, no. 29
3rd published: 1607 in Musarum Sioniarum, no. 36-37
4th published: 1618 in Florilegium Portense, Volume 1, no. 29
Description: Handl's polychoral motet for the dedication of a church.
Original text and translations
- Other settings of the opening part may be found at O quam metuendus.
O quam metuendus est locus iste!
Oh, how awe-inspiring is this place!