He humbled himself (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-12-21). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 43 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from the tonic solfa version in The Anthem Book of the United Free Church of Scotland, 1905. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Revised files uploaded 22/06/17.
Title: He humbled himself
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Source of text: Philippians 2: vv 7-8 (KJV)
Description: This is adapted from a Latin motet O bone Jesu (Marco Antonio Ingegneri) (often misattributed to Palestrina), but there is no indication of this in the source.
Original text and translations
He humbled Himself, and made Himself of no reputation, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.