Surge propera (Anonymous)
- (Posted 2017-02-01) CPDL #42918:
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2017-02-01). Score information: A4, 16 pages, 122 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: This edition is transposed down a minor third, and retains the original note values.
Title: Surge propera
Description: Credited to 'Incertus autor'. Voices: Superius (G2), Contratenor (C2), Tenor (C3), Quinta pars (C3) and Bassus (F3). The first half quotes text from the Song of Songs, while the second half has a free text identifying the motet as being intended for the Nativity of the Virgin Mary.
Original text and translations
Surge propera, amica mea, formosa mea, et veni.
Arise, my love, my fair one, and come.