O Beata Mater (Carlo Gesualdo)
- Editor: Peter Hilton (submitted 2013-11-16). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 113 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Reconstructed Sextus and Bassus parts copyright ©2005 Henri Broeren, first performed by Maarten Michielsen & Cappella Gabrieli in Haarlem, the Netherlands, in 2007.
Title: O Beata Mater
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo
First published: 1603 in Sacrae cantiones II, no. 16
Description: Part of the Sacræ Cantiones Liber Secundus, whose sextus and basses part books were lost and are reconstructed/completed in modern editions.
Original text and translations
O beata Mater et intacta Virgo
O blessed Mother and spotless Virgin