Tu es Petrus (Robert Lucas Pearsall)
- (Posted 2017-08-21) CPDL #46014:
- Editor: Neil Weston (submitted 2017-08-21). Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 165 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Original note values halved. Time signature changed to 2/4.
Title: Tu es Petrus
Composer: Robert Lucas Pearsall
First published: 1854
Description: This motet is a contrafactum of the madrigal Lay a Garland, using the Latin text Tu es Petrus. Pearsall, who was living at Wartensee Castle in Switzerland at the time of the work's creation, dedicated it to the first bishop of St Gallen, John Peter.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Tu es Petrus.