Salve festa dies (John Sheppard)

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  • (Posted 2023-10-01)  Original note values: CPDL #75915:     
  • (Posted 2022-07-08)  Halved note values: CPDL #69913:     
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2022-07-08).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 171 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the Gyffard partbooks. Original pitch retained. Plainsong supplied from the printed Sarum processional of 1523.

General Information

Title: Salve festa dies
Composer: John Sheppard
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBarB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript 1572 in Gyffard Partbooks, no. 63
Description: Prose during the procession before Mass on Easter Day according to the Use of Sarum.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Salve festa dies.