Suscipiens Jesum in ulnas suas (Alvise Balbi)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-06-02).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 61 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Suscipiens Jesum in ulnas suas
Composer: Alvise Balbi

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1606 in Ecclesiastici Concentus, no. 55

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Suscipiens Jesum in ulnas suas Simeon exclamavit et dixit:
Tu es vere lumen ad illuminationem gentium, et gloriam plebis tuæ Israël.

English.png English translation

Taking Jesus in his arms Simeon exclaimed and said:
Truly, you are the light to lighten the Gentiles and the glory of thy people, Israel.