O Pater Omnipotens (Josquin des Prez)
- Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2017-03-19). Score information: A4, 10 pages, 655 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: This is a one source edition, score and parts, from the Cantiones Triginta Selectissimae collection where this work is ascribed to Josquin. The Canon betweene the alto parts is resolwed and the second alto is also printed. Rehearsal midis can be obtained by downloading and compiling the Lilypond source file. As the alto parts goes low transposing the piece by a third or fourth upward is recomended.
Title: O Pater Omnipotens
Composer: Josquin des Prez
First published: 1568 in Cantiones Triginta Selectissimae (Clemens Stephani), no. 14
Description: The two alto parts are a two in one Canon in unisono where the follower starts two measures later.
Original text and translations
O Pater omnipotens,
precibus si flecteris ullis:
Victor vita salus,
sis via vera piis.