Tu Deus clemens (Giaches de Wert)

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Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-05-13).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 93 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1566 print. Original pitch and note values. Alto is in tenor clef.

General Information

Title: Tu Deus clemens
Composer: Giaches de Wert

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: ATTTB or TTTTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1566 in Motectorum quinque vocum liber primus, no. 9

Description: For male choir.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Tu Deus clemens et misericors es,
patiens et multae miserationis et ignoscens super malitiam.
Et nunc Domine tolle, quaeso, animam meam,
quia melior est mihi mors quam vita.