Lamentationes Jeremiae (Thomas Crecquillon)

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Editor: Edward Tambling (submitted 2010-08-21).   Score information: A4, 17 pages, 125 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Both Lamentation sets in one edition, at the original key for ATTBarB


Aleph. Defecerunt prae lacrymis (Jer. 2.11-12)

  • (Posted 2004-08-08)  CPDL #07734:      (Finale 2004)
Editor: Art Levine (submitted 2004-08-08).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 284 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: First of 4 sections, setting for 5 voices

Mem. Cui comparabo (Jer. 2.13-14)

  • (Posted 2004-10-28)  CPDL #08384:      (Finale 2004)
Editor: Art Levine (submitted 2004-10-28).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 308 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Second of 4 sections, setting for 5 voices

General Information

Title: Lamentationes Jeremiae a 5 (2 more lessons are for 4vv)
Composer: Thomas Crecquillon

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: ATTBarB, SATTB
Genre: SacredLamentation

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1549 in Lamentationes Hieremiae prophetae (Berg and Neuber), no. 19–28
Description: Presumably for Good Friday, but these to not follow the common division of lessons for Tenebrae. In the 1549 print they follow Gardane's Lamentations, ending with the verse "VAU, Et major effect est" and are followed by A. Févin's "ALEPH. Quomodo sedet", the first Thursday Lesson.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Lamentations of Jeremiah.