O Oriens (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 Joop Voorn, first performed by Maarten Michielsen & Cappella Gabrieli in Berlin in 2005.
Title: O Oriens
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo
First published: 1603 in Sacrae cantiones II, no. 5
Description: Part of the Sacræ Cantiones Liber Secundus, whose sextus and basses part books were lost and are reconstructed/completed in modern editions.
External websites: http://cappellagabrieli.nl/concert-2005-12.html
Original text and translations
O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae,
veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.
Original text and translations may be found at O Oriens splendor. Gesualdo omits "et sol justitiae:" at end of first line.