Stirps Jesse virgam (Johannes Lupi)
- Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2020-07-30). Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 1.16 MB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Source Johanni Lupi: Opera omnia, ed. Bonnie J. Blackburn, CMM 84 I, 1980. Notation here is a tone lower than the original with time values halved. The underlay is probably substantially as Lupi intended. Translation and editorial accidentals by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers. 9 Jun 2020
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2020-07-27). Score information: A4, 11 pages, 109 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: This edition is transposed down a minor third from the high-clef pitch in the print.
Title: Stirps Jesse virgam
Composer: Johannes Lupi
Source of text: Isaiah 11:1–2
First published: 1538 in Primus liber cum quinque vocibus - Mottetti del frutto, no. 7
2nd published: 1542 in Musicae cantiones liber tertius, no. 6, p. 8
Description: A Christian interpretation of Isaiah 11:1-2, this Marian motet was published by Gardano in 1538.
Original text and translations
Stirps Jésse vírgam prodúxit,
The stem of Jesse produced a shoot,
The rod of Jesse brought forth a shoot,