Beatus qui intelligit (Andreas Hakenberger)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-11-08). Score information: A4, 15 pages, 382 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
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First published: 1617 in Harmonia Sacra, no. 24
Description: In this motet Hakenberger combines two texts of prayer for the poor: a passage from Psalm 40 (Vulgate) set for double choir, together with a complementary text from a different source as the cantus firmus in the tenor.
Original text and translations
Beatus qui intelligit super egenum et pauperem: in die mala liberabit eum Dominus.
Blessed is he that considereth the poor and needy: the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.