Tollite jugum meum (Andrea Gabrieli)

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  • (Posted 2020-02-15)  CPDL #57053:       
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2020-02-15).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 71 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2012-07-18)  CPDL #26785:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-07-18).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 30 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Musica Divina Vol. II Liber motettorum (ed. Karl Proske, 1854). Original key and note values.

General Information

Title: Tollite jugum meum
Composer: Andrea Gabrieli
Source of Text: Matthew 11: vv. 29-30.

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1576 in Ecclesiasticarum cantionum, no. 22
  2nd published: 1854 in Musica Divina Vol. II (Carl Proske), p. 137
Description: Also set by Palestrina.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

11:29  Tollite jugum meum super vos, dicit Dominus, et discite a me, quia mitis sum, et humilis corde:
11:30  Jugum enim meum suave est, et onus meum leve.

English.png English translation

11:29  Take up my yoke upon you, saith the Lord, and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart:
11:30  For my yoke is sweet and my burden is light.