Altitudo hic jacet (Christian Geist)

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Editor: Klaas Spijker (submitted 2023-09-14).   Score information: A4, 19 pages, 404 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
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General Information

Title: Altitudo hic jacet
Composer: Christian Geist
Lyricist: Unknown
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: String ensemble

First published: 1670

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Altituduo quid hic jaces in tam vili stabulo
qui creasti coeli faces alges in praesepio.
O quam mira per petrasti Jesu
propter hominem tam ardenter
quem amasti paradiso exulem.