Viri Galilaei a 7 (Giovanni Bassano)

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  • (Posted 2012-07-19)  CPDL #26796:      (Sibelius 6)
Editor: Lewis Jones (submitted 2012-07-19).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Edited from facsimile of original Vincenti print.

General Information

Title: Viri Galilaei a 7
Composer: Giovanni Bassano
Source of text: Acts 1:11

Number of voices: 7vv   Voicing: ATB.ATTB
Genre: SacredMotetIntroit for Ascension

Language: Latin
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1598 in Motetti per concerti ecclesiastici, no. 7

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Viri Galilaei and O Rex gloriae.

Latin.png Latin text

Viri Galilaei, quid statis aspicientes in coelum?
Hic Jesus, qui assumptus est a vobis in coelum,
hic venient, Alleluia.

O Rex gloriae, Domine virtutum,
Qui triumphator hodie super omnes coelos
ascendisti ne derelinquas nos orphanos
mitte promissum patris in nos spiritum veritatis. Alleluia.