Rorate coeli (Michael Praetorius)

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  • (Posted 2016-01-29)  CPDL #38352:       
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2016-01-29).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 146 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch and note values. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.

General Information

Title: Rorate coeli
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Text: Isaiah 45:8, Psalm 19:1

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredIntroitMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Missodia Sionia
Description: This setting of the introit for Advent IV is the 104th (and last) selection in Praetorius's liturgical collection Missodia Sionia.

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Rorate caeli.