Salvator noster (Claudio Merulo)
- (Posted 2015-05-20) CPDL #35474:
- Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-05-20). Score information: Letter, 7 pages, 902 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: From Liber primus sacrarum cantionum (1578). Based on the James Bastian edition, American Institute of Musicology, 1971. The notation here is a wholetone lower than the original with time values halved. Translation (with help from Dr. Paul Pascal), text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers. 3/13/98.
Title: Salvator noster
Composer: Claudio Merulo
First published: 1578
Description: For Matins on Christmas Day. The opening words of Lesson IV, attributed to Pope Leo.
Original text and translations
Salvátor nóster, dilectíssimi, hódie nátus est:
Our Savior, dear friends, was born today;