Sustinuimus pacem (Pierre de Manchicourt)
- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2020-10-14). Score information: A4, 15 pages, 434 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: At original notated pitch (for SAATTB or STTTTB), otherwise identical to CPDL #55626 below.
- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-10-16). Score information: A4, 15 pages, 436 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: Transposed one tone higher (for SAATTB). Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from both sources listed below. Revised edition uploaded 14 October 2020.
Title: Sustinuimus pacem (2.p. Nos alium deum nescimus)
Composer: Pierre de Manchicourt
Source of text: adapted from Jeremiah 14:19–20, Judith 8:19, Psalm 121:7(V)
First published: 1554 in Phalèse, Liber secundus cantionum sacrarum … quinque et sex vocum … (RISM 1554/2), no. 14
2nd published: 1556 in Berg (Montanus) & Neuber, Sextus tomus Evangeliorum … quatuor, sex, et octo vocum … (RISM 1556/9)
Description: Manchicourt has set the Quinta Pars to a cantus firmus, using the opening line of the chant Da pacem, Domine.
Original text and translations
Sustinuímus pacem, et non venit;
We have waited for peace, and it has not come;