Beatus qui intelligit super egenum (Jacob Regnart)

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  • (Posted 2017-04-28)  CPDL #44263:         
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2017-04-28).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 94 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1575 print. Original pitch (chiavi naturali) and note-values.

General Information

Title: Beatus qui intelligit super egenum
Composer: Jacob Regnart

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1575 in Sacrae aliquot cantiones 5-6 vv, no. 15
    Manuscript 1550 or later in Chorbuch Ansbach: Riccio, Lasso, Regnart, p. 317

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 41.

Latin.png Latin text

Beatus qui intelligit super egenum et pauperem,
in die mala liberabit eum Dominus,
Dominus conservet eum et vivificet eum, beatum faciat eum in terra
et non tradat animam ejus in manibus inimicorum ejus.

The last line of the text differs from the Vulgate text.