Salvator mundi II (Thomas Tallis)

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See also: Tallis's other setting of this text

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  • (Posted 2021-11-15)  CPDL #66709:        (LilyPond)
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2021-11-15).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
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  • (Posted 2017-11-30)  CPDL #47791:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-11-30).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 60 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformatting of #19306, with minor corrections to the underlay. Transposed up a minor 3rd for SATTB. Note values halved. Musica ficta are editorial.
  • (Posted 2015-06-06)  CPDL #35666:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Brian Marble (submitted 2015-06-06).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Arranged in D for SATB. Text underlay edited.
  • (Posted 2009-04-18)  CPDL #19306:     
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2009-04-18).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 99 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: At original pitch for ATTBB.
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  • (Posted 2002-07-08)  CPDL #03802:      (Sibelius 2)
Editor: Stuart McIntosh (submitted 2002-07-08).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 116 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transposed up a minor 3rd for SATTB.

General Information

Title: Salvator Mundi
Composer: Thomas Tallis

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: ATTBB or SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1575 in Cantiones quae ab argumento sacrae vocantur, no. 21
    Manuscript 1580 in Dow Partbooks, no. 43
Description: A canon (not noted in the publication of 1575) between the 1st voice and 4th voice at the octave, two semibreves apart. See When Jesus went into Simon the Pharisee's house for an English-language contrafactum of this motet.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Salvator mundi, salva nos.