Miserere mei (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2017-04-25)  CPDL #44222:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2017-04-25).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch and note values.

General Information

Title: Miserere mei, Z 109
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCanon

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1694
Description: This two-part canon in four voices is included as an example by Purcell in the twelfth edition of An Introduction to the Skill of Musick (London, 1694).

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Miserere mei, O Jesu.

English.png English translation

Have mercy on me, O Jesus.