Quem dicunt homines (Jean Richafort)
- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-03-16). Score information: A4, 9 pages Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: Original pitch (for SATB). Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from the earliest complete published source (Moderne, as detailed below), the earliest complete hand-copied source (from the Vatican Library, as detailed below) and five other hand-copied sources as acknowledged in the Editorial Notes of this score.
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2013-12-07). Score information: A4, 13 pages, 86 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Quem dicunt homines (2.p. Petre, diligis me?)
Composer: Jean Richafort
Source of text: Matthew 16:13 & 16-18; John 21:15 & 17, 13:37; Luke 22:32
Manuscript c.1527 in Cappella Sistina MS 46, no. 27
First published: 1532 in Motteti del Fiore primus liber cum quatuor vocibus (Jacques Moderne) [Lyon] (RISM 1532/10), no. 19
2nd published: 1538 in Symphoniae iucundae atque adeo breves (Georg Rhau), no. 32
3rd published: 1538 in Modulationes aliquot quatuor vocum selectissimae (Johann Petreius), no. 3
4th published: 1539 (repr. 1545, 1564) in Fior de mottetti primus liber cum quatuor vocibus (Antonio Gardano) [Venice], no. 23
5th published: 1553 in Liber primus collectorum modulorum (Du Chemin & Goudimel), no. 11
Description: The text is a dialogue between Jesus and St Peter. There is a parody mass by Vincenzo Ruffo, among nine parody mass settings (others include Mouton, Morales and Palestrina).
Original text and translations
| Latin text
Quem dicunt hómines esse Fílium hóminis?
| English translation|
Whom do men say that the Son of Man is?
Original text and translations may be found at Quem dicunt homines?.