Gratias agimus tibi (Hans Leo Hassler)

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Editor: Aristotle Aure Esguerra (submitted 2018-07-23).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 206 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1601 print; raised M2; note values halved; editorial accidentals in square brackets; vertical square brackets from mm. 38:3–39:1 indicate editorial switch of Altus and Tenor lines.
  • (Posted 2013-08-21)  CPDL #29909:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Brian Marble (submitted 2013-08-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 48 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed for SATB.
Editor: Arvid Grøtting (submitted 2013-02-05).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notated for male choir (TTBB), in original key. ISMN 979-0-66118-117-0.
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2012-06-01).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key (ATBB); note values halved (quartered in proportio tripla section).

General Information

Title: Gratias agimus tibi
Composer: Hans Leo Hassler

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB, ATBB or TTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1601 in Sacri concentus. Reissued in 1612, no. 9
  2nd published: 1854 in Musica Divina Vol. II (Carl Proske), p. 170
Description: This is a sung thanksgiving for after meals. Proske nennt als seine Quelle ebenfalls die Sacri Concentus 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 et 12 Voc. von 1601.

Original text and translations


Latin.png Latin text

Gratias agimus tibi, Domine Deus,
pro universis beneficiis tuis,
qui vivis et regnas Deus
per omnia saecula saeculorum. Amen.

English.png English translation

We give thee thanks, Lord God,
for all thy benefits,
who livest and reignest, one God,
for ever and ever. Amen.