Praeceptor per totam noctem (Melchior Franck)

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General Information

Title: Praeceptor per totam noctem
Composer: Melchior Franck
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1617 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Quarta, no. 37
Description: A motet for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Praeceptor per totam noctem laborantes nihil cepimus in verbo autem tuo laxabo rete.

English.png English translation

Master, labouring throughout the night we have caught nothing, but will, at your word, cast the net.