O Oriens (Guillaume Leroy)

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  • (Posted 2017-09-21)  CPDL #46416:   
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2017-09-21).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 69 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: O Oriens, Splendor lucis eterne
Composer: Guillaume Leroy

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genre: SacredMagnificat antiphonMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1534 in Motettorum, Book 7 (Pierre Attaingnant), no. 14

Description: Published as part of a set of O antiphons by various composers, O Oriens is that for Dec. 21

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O oriens, splendor lucis aeternae,
et sol iustitiae :
veni, et illumina sedentes
in tenebris et umbra mortis.