Tolle puerum (John Reager)

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Editor: John Reager (submitted 2024-07-07).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 204 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: Tolle puerum
Composer: John Reager
Lyricist: Bible: Matthew 2:20create page
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotetCommunion for Sunday within Octave of Christmas, Holy Family (Year A)

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2024
Description: This piece is part of a Christmas Motet Series that will contain settings of all the communion propers in the liturgical season of Christmas. The keyboard reduction may be used for rehearsal or performance as desired.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Tolle puerum et matrem eius, et vade in terram Israel:
defuncti sunt enim, qui quaerebant animam pueri.

English.png English translation

Take the child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel;
for those who sought the child's life are dead.