Conditor alme siderum (Pietro Pontio)
- (Posted 2010-06-25) CPDL #21853: (Sibelius 5)
- Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2010-06-25). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 55 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Only the odd numbered verses of the hymn are contained in the source. The intention seems to have been that the even numbered verses should be sung in plainchant. Those verses have accordingly been added. Where the text departs from the current version of the hymn, that version is show in italics.
Title: Conditor alme siderum
Composer: Pietro Pontio
First published: 1596
Description: A four part hymn. Likely to be sung in a mixed choir transposed up by one or two notes, although its origin in a collection of "hymni solemniores" suggests that performance in the original deep pitch may more authentic.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Conditor alme siderum. . In Pontio's setting the first line of the fifth verse reads "Te deprecamur agie"