Ab oriente venerunt magi (Hieronymus Praetorius)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-02-25).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 108 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. This edition is offered at original pitch (high chiavetti) for SATTB or transposed down a fourth for ATTBB

General Information

Title: Ab oriente venerunt magi

Composer: Hieronymus Praetorius

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: SATTB and ATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1599 in Cantiones sacrae de praecipuis festis totius anni (Hieronymus Praetorius), no. 8
Description: Epiphany motet from Cantiones sacrae de praecipuis festis, Hamburg, 1599.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ab oriente.