Zachæe festinans descende (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2018-10-02)  CPDL #51414:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2018-10-02).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 324 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Zachæe festinans descende
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB

Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1566 in Selectissimae cantiones, Volume 2, no. 10
Description: Doubtfully attributed to Lassus.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Zachaee festinans descende quia in domo tua oportet me manere.
Et festinans descendit et excepit eum.

English.png English translation

Zacheus, make haste and come down: for I must abide in thy house.
And he made haste and came down and received him.

Luke, 19: 5,6