Quam pulchra es (Costanzo Festa)

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  • (Posted 2023-05-23)  CPDL #73866:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2023-05-23).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 43 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Published by Gardane, 1551 (reprint of Motetta trium vocum).

General Information

Title: Quam pulchra es
Composer: Costanzo Festa
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SST
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1543 in Motetta trium vocum (Antonio Gardano), no. 14
    2nd published: 1549 in Elletione de motetti a tre voci libro primo (Girolamo Scotto), no. 2
    3rd published: 1569 in Selectissimarum cantionum sacrarum flores (Pierre Phalèse), Liber 2, no. 23
Description: This is a three-voice arrangement of a work originally published in 1521 for four voices.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Quam pulchra es (Claudio Monteverdi).