Alma parens dilecta Deo (Orlando di Lasso)

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Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2022-01-06).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 164 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum Opus Musicum. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note values.

General Information

Title: Alma parens dilecta Deo
Composer: Orlando di Lasso
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SecularMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 199
Description: Consists of 5 short parts.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Alma parens dilecta Deo superumque voluptas,
Religio vitae columen certaeque salutis
anchora praesidium rebus solamen in arctis.

Qua sine caelestis statio tutissima portus
non dabitur, quicquid rimentur pectora caeca
et studio quaerant vano sterilique labore.

Nos pia turba sumus tua jussa verenda sequentes
flecten quos potuit nunquam de tramite recto
nec mala sacrilegae flectet contagio gentis.

Tu modo diva favens nostras ne desere terras
talibus in tenebris aevi tantisque periclis
dum properat fessi fatalis clausula mundi.

Aspice ut invictos heroas foedere sacro
junxerit ille potens Rex nostri gloria saecli
qui zelo majore tuos validi tueantur honores.