Scande coeli limina (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

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  • (Posted 2005-10-23)  CPDL #10000:     
Editor: Michael Gibson (submitted 2005-10-23).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 463 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard version of the original accompaniment.

General Information

Title: Scande coeli limina, K. 34
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Soloists: Solo Soprano
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 violins, 2 trumpets, timpani, bass and organ

First published:
Description: Offertory written 1766 for the Feast of St. Benedict (July 11).

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Scande coeli limina, anima sanctissima per lampadum luces
Quos superi duces itineris obviam dant.
Sed quaeso? Quid nati? Qui tacti amore afflicti
dolore hic orphani stant,
Cara o pignora, protegam vos coeli ut patria societ nos.