Letaniae Beatissime Virginis (Giovanni Matteo Asola)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-19)  CPDL #65206:         
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2021-07-19).   Score information: A4, 13 pages, 177 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatic edition of the music based on the 1592 print of Falsi.bordoni per Cantar Psalmi…. The text of the most spread Marian Litany, the Litany of Loreto is included from another source.

General Information

Title: Letaniae Beatissime Virginis
Composer: Giovanni Matteo Asola
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredLiturgical music

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1584 in Falsi bordoni per cantar salmi a quatro voci, Edition 2, no. 47
    2nd published: 1587
    3rd published: 1592
Description: A simple formulaic setting for a Litany for the Holy Virgin Maria printed in the later editions of Asolas "Falsi bordoni per cantar Psalmi..." (1584, 1587 and 1592). Only short example sections of music are provided with text in the original prints.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Litaniae Lauretanae.