Evehor invidia pressus (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2013-01-08)  CPDL #28001: 
Original key (high chiavette):   (MIDI)  
Transposed down a tone:   (MIDI)  
Transposed down a fourth:   (MIDI)  
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2013-01-08).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 118 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum, 1604. Original note values.

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General Information

Title: Evehor invidia pressus
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1582 in Sacrae cantiones, 5 vocum, no. 19
    2nd published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 304
Description: Two part motet.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Evehor invidia pressus, juvat alta petentem
gratia summa Dei cumque favore labor.

Rumpere livor edax quanto namque acrius urges
me et cupidis in stygios praecipitare lacus
hoc mage me tollunt ad sidera gratia summi numinis
assiduus cumque favore labor