Lachrimans sitivit anima mea (Pedro de Cristo)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-19)  CPDL #65204:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2021-07-19).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 67 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Lachrimans sitivit anima mea
Composer: Pedro de Cristo
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Source: Manuscript P-Cug MM 053 (Coimbra). The work is headed 'Lamentatio Job', although the text is drawn from various sources, not the Book of Job. This editor considers it to be the finest work by Pedro that he has encountered.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Lachrimans sitivit anima mea videre te fontem vivum, teque frui.
Heu me exulem, quia incolatus meus prolongatur nimis.

Audivit lamentationes et gemitus exterminii tui.
Convertere O Sunamitis, et revertere ut intuearis,
et mei fruaris in aeternum.