Optimam partem elegit sibi Maria (Jacquet de Mantua)

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Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2023-05-24).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 43 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a tone.

General Information

Title: Optimam partem elegit sibi Maria
Composer: Jacquet de Mantua
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1539 in Motecta quinque vocum liber primus, Edition 1, no. 19
Description: Published by Girolamo Scotto, Venice, 1539

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Optimam partem elegit.

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Optimam partem elegit sibi Maria
quae non auferetur ab ea in aeternum.