Verbum bonum et suave a 8 (Jean Mouton)

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  • (Posted 2021-08-06)  CPDL #65388:   
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2021-08-06).   Score information: A4, 22 pages, 196 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Verbum bonum et suave a8
Composer: Jean Mouton
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1564 in Thesaurus Musicus (1564) (Berg & Neuber), Volume 1, no. 3
Description: Source: Thesaurus Musicus ... 8 vocum, Berg & Neuber, Nuremberg, 1564. Curiously, the partbooks contained several errors which would have put the voices out of alignment, at the points indicated in this score. Well worth tracking down and correcting, as this work deserves a recommendation from the editor and performances from any interested ensemble.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Verbum bonum et suave.