Egredietur virga (Jacob Handl)

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  • (Posted 2012-06-03)  CPDL #26393:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-06-03).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 29 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Musica Divina Vol. II Liber motettorum (ed. Karl Proske, 1854).
  • (Posted 2001-03-21)  CPDL #02208:  Network.png
Editor: Abel Di Marco (submitted 2001-03-21).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 15.41 MB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Composer listed as 'Gallus'.

General Information

Title: Egredietur Virga
Composer: Jacob Handl
Source of text: Isaiah 11 vv. 1-2

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1586 in Opus musicum, Volume 1, no. 22
    2nd published: 1854 in Musica Divina Vol. II (Carl Proske), p. 7
Description: 1st part of a 2-part motet, the second part being Radix Jesse.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

1  Egredietur virga de radice Jesse et flos de radice eius ascendet.
2  Et requiescet super eum spiritus Domini: spiritus sapientiae et intellectus, spiritus consilii et fortitudinis.

English.png English translation

1  And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots.
2  And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might.