Magi veniunt ab oriente (Michael des Buissons)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-11-01).   Score information: A4, 14 pages, 152 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Magi veniunt ab oriente
Composer: Michael des Buissons

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SATTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1568 in Novi thesauri musici (Pietro Giovannelli), Liber 1, no. 19

Description: Motet for Epiphany from Novi Thesauri Musici (book 1), Venice, 1568.
Buisson's text "Magi venerunt" has been changed editorially to "Magi veniunt". The former
is arguably more coherent grammmatically, the latter is the standard usage.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magi veniunt ab oriente.