Pastores loquebantur (Francisco Guerrero)

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  • (Posted 2023-01-12)  CPDL #72217:         
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2023-01-12).   Score information: A4, 23 pages, 375 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatic edition: Score and separate parts.
  • (Posted 2012-03-05)  CPDL #25705:        (Sibelius 6)
Editor: Lewis Jones (submitted 2012-03-05).   Score information: A4, 20 pages, 139 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Down a fourth according to chiavette.
  • (Posted 2005-10-25)  CPDL #10008:        (Finale 2002)
Editor: Nano Sánchez (submitted 2005-10-25).   Score information: A4, 41 pages, 246 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key.

General Information

Title: Pastores loquebantur
Composer: Francisco Guerrero
Source of text: Luke 2:15b-19

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicings: SSATBB or AATBBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1585 in Motecta festorum (Tomás Luis de Victoria), no. 2
    2nd published: 1589 in Mottecta liber secundus, no. 30
    3rd published: 1982 in The Chester Book of Motets, Book 16, no. 5
Description: Two part motet - 2nd part is "Videntes autem".

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Pastores loquebantur.