Haec est vera fraternitas (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2017-03-12)  CPDL #43515:         
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2017-03-12).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 96 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1585 print. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note-values.

General Information

Title: Haec est vera fraternitas
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotetResponsory

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1585 in Cantica sacra sex et octo vocibus, no. 6
    2nd published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 371
Description: Responsory for the Common of Many Martyrs. Orlando Lassus's son, Rudolph, based a setting of the Nunc dimittis on this.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Haec est vera fraternitas quae numquam potuit violari certamine,
qui effuso sanguine secuti sunt Dominum
contemnentes aulam regiam pervenerunt ad regna caelestia.