Benedictus Dominus Deus (Giovanni Croce)

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  • (Posted 2020-05-12)  CPDL #58550:       
Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2020-05-12).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 144 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2013-02-23)  CPDL #28391:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2013-02-23).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 105 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Instruments may be used to replace or reinforce the voices. This edition is offered in the original key. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Benedictus Dominus Deus
Composer: Giovanni Croce
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicings: SAATTTBB or SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1594 in Motetti a otto voci, libro primo, Edition 1, no. 10
    2nd published: 1617 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Quarta, no. 97
Description: The text appears to be of specific militaristic significance in Venice (there is also a parallel setting by Andrea Gabrieli). Possibly intended as a commemoration of the battle of Lepanto.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Benedictus Dominus Deus Sabaoth.