Dixit Dominus I (Claudio Monteverdi)

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  • (Posted 2010-06-10)  CPDL #21764:      Score information: A4, 35 pages, 2.87 MB   
Instrumental parts:
Violins:   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 266 kB   
Violas/trombones:   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 421 kB   
Basso Continuo:   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 233 kB   
Editor: Peter Rottländer (submitted 2010-06-10).   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: As optional string instruments, two violas and two celli are suggested.

General Information

Title: Dixit Dominus I
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: 2 violins, Basso continuo

First published: 1641 in Selva morale e spirituale, no. 12
Description: Monteverdi suggested four optional "viole da brazzo" or trombones

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 110.