Laudate pueri (Felix Mendelssohn)

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Complete work

  • (Posted 2015-12-07)  CPDL #37784:     
Editor: Alexander Reuter (submitted 2015-12-07).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 143 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2015-12-05)  CPDL #37761:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2015-12-05).  Score information: A4, 8 pages, 400 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: scan (from IMSLP) of Breitkopf Werke including 2nd mvt. "Beati omnes"

First movement only

  • (Posted 2015-12-05)  CPDL #37763:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Brian Marble (submitted 2015-12-05).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 110 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2013-03-19)  CPDL #28563:     
Editor: Jan Pallas (submitted 2013-03-19).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Choral part only.
  • (Posted 2010-11-15)  CPDL #22630:       
Editor: Massimo Capozza (submitted 2010-11-15).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 542 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: Breitkopf & Härtel M.B. 99 - IMSLP nr. 28820.

General Information

Title: Laudate pueri, Op. 39, No. 2
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSA.SSA, only the 2nd mvt. requires the semi-chorus; 1st uses SSA
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Organ

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Original text and translations

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Laudate, pueri, Dominum; laudate nomen Domini.
Sit nomen Domini benedictum ex hoc nunc et usque in saecula. (Psalm 113:1-2)

Beati omnes qui timent Dominum.
Qui ambulant in viis ejus. (Psalm 128:1)