Ad dominum clamavi (Francesco Stivori)

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  • (Posted 2024-04-05)  CPDL #80001:         
Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2024-04-05).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 139 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Ad dominum clamavi
Composer: Francesco Stivori
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: STTTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1589 in Sacrarum cantionum liber secundus à 5, no. 13
Description: Although notated using C3 clef, the second voice goes below the range of most female altos, but fits a tenor voice .

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Original text and translations

The first section is from Psalm 120 (119), 1.

Latin.png Latin text

Ad dominum clamavi,
et exaudivit me.
O quam suavis est misericordia tua.
Beatus homo qui sperat in te.

German.png German translation

Zum Herrn rief ich,
und er erhörte mich.
O wie süß ist deine Barmherzigkeit.
Selig der Mensch, der auf dich hofft.

Translation by Gerhard Weydt
English.png English translation

I called upon the Lord,
and he heard me.
Oh how sweet is thy mercy.
Blessed is the man that puts his trust in thee.

Translation by Gerhard Weydt