Vidi aquam (Book I, 1625) (Manuel Cardoso)

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  • (Posted 2010-09-18)  CPDL #22310:      Chant:  Polyphony: 
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2010-09-18).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 195 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From Liber primum missarum, 1625. Our source: Portugaliae Musica, ed. José Augusto Alegria, Lisbon, 1962. Notation here is at the original key, time values halved. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers.

General Information

Title: Vidi Aquam
Composer: Manuel Cardoso

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredLiturgical music

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1625
Description: Prelude to the Mass from Easter Sunday to Pentecost, replacing the Asperges me. It consists of an antiphon, a Psalm verse and the Doxology. The text of the antiphon is drawn from the vision of the Temple in Ezechiel 47. The Psalm excerpt is the first verse of Psalm 117 in the Vulgate (Hebrew 118).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Vidi aquam.