Oculi somnum capiant (Heinrich Isaac)

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  • (Posted 2023-12-27)  CPDL #78495:         
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2023-12-27).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 139 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatic edition. A Gregorian chant melody version of the entire hymn si included for comparison.

General Information

Title: Oculi somnum capiant
Composer: Heinrich Isaac
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1542 in Sacrorum hymnorum liber primus (Georg Rhau), no. 21
Description: The fourth verse from the hymn Christe qui lux est et dies from G. Rawh, Thomas Stolzer & ali: SACRORVM HYMNORVM LIBER PRIMUS ... 1542. The setting is probably by Heinrich Isaac Though the printeds source's atribution is not explicite.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Christe qui lux es et dies.