Ave sanctissima (Carlo Gesualdo)

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Editor: Peter Hilton (submitted 2013-11-16).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 115 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Reconstructed Sextus and Bassus parts copyright @2005 Henri Broeren, first performed by Cappella Gabrieli in Berlin in 2005.

General Information

Title: Ave sanctissima
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB

Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: a cappella

Description: Part of the Sacræ Cantiones Liber Secundus, whose sextus and basses part books were lost and are reconstructed/completed in modern editions.

External websites: http://cappellagabrieli.nl/concert-2005-12.html

Original text and translations

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Ave sanctissima Maria,
Mater Dei, Regina coeli,
Porta paradisi, Domina mundi.
Pura singularis.
Tu es Virgo.
Tu concepisti Jesum sine peccato.
Tu peperisti Creatorem et Salvatorem mundi
in quo non dubito.
Libera nos ab omni malo
et ora pro peccatis nostris.