- (Posted 2020-09-29) CPDL #60728:
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-09-29). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 74 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.
Title: Erravi sicut ovis
Composer: Simone Molinaro
Lyricist: Psalm 119, v. 176 (expanded)create page
Number of voices: 5vv Voicing: SAATB
Genre: Sacred, Motet
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1598 in Sacrae symphoniae, no. 18
2nd published: 1604 in Il primo libro de motetti a cinque voci, no. 8
Original text and translations
Erravi sicut ovis quae periit: quaere servum tuum,
pro quo ut non periret mori dignatus es et voluisti.
I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost: O seek thy servant,
for whom you are worthy to die, and you wish it, that he might not perish.