Precibus et meritis (Carlo Gesualdo)

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  • (Posted 2013-09-26)  CPDL #30194:        (Finale 2004)
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2013-09-26).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 111 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Precibus et meritis
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1603 in Sacrae cantiones I, no. 13

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Precibus et meritis beatae Mariae semper virginis et omnium sanctorum,
perducat nos Dominus ad regna coelorum.

English.png English translation

By the prayers and merits of the ever blessed virgin Mary, and of all the saints,
may our Lord bring us to the kingdom of heaven.