Aegra (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2017-01-21)  CPDL #42758:         
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General Information

Title: Aegra
Composer: Orlando di Lasso
Lyricist: Odo of Cluny

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicings: SS or TT
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1582 in Mottetta, 6 vocum, typis nondum uspiam excusa
    2nd published: 1591 in Compendium musicae (ed. Adam Gumpelzhaimer), Edition 1, no. 134
    3rd published: 1591 in Bicinia sacra (ed. Friedrich Lindner), no. 3
    4th published: 1610 in Bicinia Orlandi (ed. Maternum Beringer), no. 16
    5th published: 1612 in Biciniorum Libri duo, Liber 2, no. 18
Description: This is part two of Lauda mater Ecclesia a 6. Text from Lauda mater Ecclesia by Odo of Cluny

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Aegra currit ad medicum,
vas ferens aromaticum,
et a morbo multiplici verbo curatur medici.

English.png English translation

A sick woman runs to a doctor,
Bearing an aromatic vessel,
And she is cured from a complex disease by a word from the doctor.

Translation by Paul Pascal