Kyrie (John Mundy)

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Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2016-11-22).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 223 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the Gyffard Partbooks at source pitch. Note values halved. A critical commentary is included.

General Information

Title: Kyrie
Composer: John Mundy

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredLiturgical music

Language: Greek
Instruments: A cappella

First published: ca. 1572 -78 in Gyffard Partbooks, no. 68

Description: Mundy's Kyrie is most probably a student exercise that was never heard in church. It is a cantus firmus setting of the Kyrie "Lux et origo" in its untroped form.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Kyrie.