Cum esset desponsata (Heinrich Isaac)

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  • (Posted 2009-11-04)  CPDL #20452:        (Finale 2008)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2009-11-04).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 97 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Cum esset desponsata
Composer: Heinrich Isaac

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1554 in Evangelia dominicorum et festorum dierum tomus primus (Berg & Neuber), no. 1
Description: Third antiphon for Vespers of St. Joseph. This text is also the Gospel for the Christmas Vigil mass.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Cum esset desponsata mater Jesu Maria Joseph,
ante quam convenirent
inventa est in utero habens,
quod enim in ea natum est de Spiritu Sancto. (Matthew 1:18)
Alleluia, alleluia.

English.png English translation

When Mary, the mother of Jesus, was espoused to Joseph,
before they came together,
she was found with child
of the Holy Ghost.
Alleluia, alleluia.