Terra tremuit (William Byrd)

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Editor: Sebastian Bosley (submitted 2020-07-21).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: This edition transposes James Gibb's SSATB version down a perfect fifth for TTBBB; all other details remain unchanged
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-07-01).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 39 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Note values halved. Set for SSATB.
  • (Posted 2003-10-14)  CPDL #05691:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-10-14).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 97 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: revised Jan 09.
Editor: Marco Gallo (submitted 2002-08-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 34 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: listed alphabetically by composer.

General Information

Title: Terra tremuit
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: SSATB, AATTB or TTBBB
Genre: SacredMotetOffertory for Easter Sunday

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1607 in Gradualia II, no. 23
  2nd published: 1980 in The Chester Book of Motets, Book 9, no. 3

Description: Offertory motet for Easter Day. Text is Psalm 76(75) vs. 9-10.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Terra tremuit et quievit.