Passer invenit (Matthieu Le Maistre)

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  • (Posted 2020-03-09)  CPDL #57448:     
Editor: Jeffrey Quick (submitted 2020-03-09).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 302 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Passer invenit
Composer: Matthieu Le Maistre
Lyricist: Psalm 84 (LXXXIII)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotetCommunion for the 3rd Sunday in Lent, also assigned to Ordinary Time 15

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Passer invenit sibi domum,
et turtur nidum, ubi reponat pullos suos:
altaria tua Domine virtutum, Rex meus, et Deus meus:
beati qui habitant in domo tua,
in saeculum saeculi laudabunt te.

English.png English translation

The sparrow has found herself a home,
and the turtle dove a nest where she may keep her young:
at thine altars, Lord of hosts, my King and my God;
blessed are they that dwell in thy house,
they shall praise thee for ever and ever.