Et dixit mihi Dominus (Ludwig Daser)

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  • (Posted 2017-07-15)  CPDL #45461:       
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2017-07-15).   Score information: Letter, 9 pages, 767 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: Das Erbe deutscher Musik, Band 47, ed. Anton Schneider, 1964. Notation here is a tone higher than the original with time values halved. Translation and editorial accidentals by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers. 15 Jul 2017

General Information

Title: Et dixit mihi Dominus
Composer: Ludwig Daser

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: II Corinthians 12:9. The Apostle Paul says he has begged the Lord to remove the "thorn" in his flesh that he says was given to keep him from being too elated by revelations. The text is the Lord's answer.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Et díxit míhi Dóminus:
Suffícit tíbi grátia méa;
nam vírtus méa
in infirmitáte perfícitur.

English.png English translation

And the Lord said to me:
My grace is sufficient for you;
for my power
is made perfect in weakness.