Virginibus sacris fit vox (Johannes Lupi)
- (Posted 2020-05-17) CPDL #58677:
- Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2020-05-17). Score information: Letter, 9 pages, 1.11 MB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Source: Johannis Lupi: Opera omnia, ed. Bonnie J. Blackburn, CMM 84, II, 1986. Notation here is a minor third higher than the original, with time values halved. Text underlay and editorial accidentals by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers. 14 May 2020
Title: Virginibus sacris fit vox
Composer: Johannes Lupi
Description: Concerning the legend of Saint Ursula and 11,000 virgins (Oct. 21) slaughtered by Huns after a sea voyage in the 4th century.
Original text and translations
Virgínibus sácris fit vox praenúntia mórtis.
To the holy virgins was given a prophecy of death.