In conspectu Angelorum (Francisco Guerrero)

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  • (Posted 2015-10-24)  CPDL #37304:   
Editor: Adrian Wall (submitted 2015-10-24).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 468 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transposed up a minor 3rd

General Information

Title: In conspectu Angelorum
Composer: Francisco Guerrero

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1589 in Mottecta liber secundus, no. 18
Description: in festo S. Raphaelis Archangeli, 24 octobris

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Original text and translations

From Psalm 138, vv. 1-2.

Latin.png Latin text

In conspectu angelorum psallam tibi;
adorabo ad templum sanctum tuum, et confitebor nomini tuo:
super misericordia tua et veritate tua;
quoniam magnificasti super omne, nomen sanctum tuum.

English.png English translation

In the presence of the angels I will sing to you.
I will worship toward your holy temple and bless your name,
 because of your mercy and truth;
for you have magnified your holy name above all things.