Salva nos (Giustino dalla Zaina)

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  • (Posted 2021-10-02)  CPDL #66007:       
Editor: Joost Veerman (submitted 2021-10-02).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 419 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Salva Nos
Composer: Giustino dalla Zaina
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1620
Description: Antiphon before the ‘Nunc Dimittis’
for the Evening Service of Compline.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Salva nos Domine vigilantes,
custodi nos dormientes,
ut vigilemus cum Christo
et requiescamus in pace.

English.png English translation

Preserve us, O Lord, while waking,
and guard us while sleeping,
that (awake) we may watch with Christ,
and (asleep) we may rest in peace.