Cantate Domino (Alvise Balbi)

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Editor: Marco Gemmani (submitted 2012-06-11).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 106 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Cantate Domino
Composer: Alvise Balbi
Source of text: Isaiah 12:5-6.

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1606 in Ecclesiastici Concentus, no. 24

Description: A Quattro voci

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

5  Cantate Domino quoniam magnifice fecit: annuntiate hoc in universa terra.
6  Exulta et lauda habitatio Syon quia magnus in medio tui Sanctus Israel.

English.png English translation

5  Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath done great things: shew this forth in all the earth.
6  Rejoice, and praise, O thou habitation of Sion: for great is he that is in the midst of thee, the Holy One of Israel.