Magi videntes stellam (Blasius Ammon)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-22)  CPDL #75628: 
Original key:        
Transposed down a fourth:  
Editor: Ulrich Alpers (submitted 2023-09-22).   Score information: A4, 3 pages   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2015-04-19)  CPDL #35140:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2015-04-19).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 73 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This edition is offered in the original key (high chiavette) for SSATB or transposed down a fourth for AATTB. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Magi videntes stellam
Composer: Blasius Ammon
Lyricist: Latin Antiphoncreate page

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: SSATB or AATTB

Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1590 in Sacrae cantiones quatuor quinque et sex vocum, no. 6
    2nd published: 1980 in The Chester Book of Motets, Book 11, no. 6
Description: A motet for Epiphany from Sacrae cantiones, München, 1590.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magi videntes stellam.