Miserere mei Deus (Christopher Tye)

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  • (Posted 2021-10-21)  CPDL #66347:     
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2021-10-21).   Score information: A4, 17 pages, 366 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from all the surviving Tudor sources, as listed in the commentary appended to the score. Transposed up a tone to compensate for the low clef combination. Original note values retained.

General Information

Title: Miserere mei Deus
Composer: Christopher Tye
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: TTBarBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript ca. 1575 in The Baldwin Partbooks, no. 27
    Manuscript c. 1625-1640 in the Peterhouse Partbooks: Latter Caroline Set (John Cosin)

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 56.