Sanctificavit Dominus tabernaculum suum (Christian Erbach)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2014-04-13).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 86 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Sanctificavit Dominus tabernaculum suum
Composer: Christian Erbach
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAAATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1612 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Altera, no. 92
    2nd published: 1621 in Florilegium Portense, Volume 2, no. 54
Description: A motet for use at the dedication of a church or on the anniversary thereof.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Sanctificavit Dominus tabernaculum suum:
Quia haec est domus Dei in qua invocabitur nomen eius de qua scriptum est:
et erit nomen meum ibi: dicit Dominus. Alleluia.

English.png English translation

The Lord hath sanctified his tabernacle:
For this is the house of God, in which his name shall be invoked of which it is written:
"And my name shall be there" sayeth the Lord. Alleluia.