Alma Redemptoris Mater a 8 (Collegio Romano ms.) (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-02-14).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 49 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2008-10-06).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 40 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MIDI: 7 KB, Sibelius 4: 40 KB.
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Editor: Abel Di Marco (submitted 2003-08-01).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 26.43 MB   Copyright: Personal
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Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 1999-07-23).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 64 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Alma Redemptoris Mater
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 8vv, double chorusvv   Voicing: SATB x 2

Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: a cappella

Description: As printed in the Palestrina Werke (Breitkopf, vol. 7: 73–75), this is a double-chorus motet in which chorus 1 sings from m. 1 to m. 16, chorus 2 from m. 17 to m. 33, and both choruses together from m. 34 to the end. The Palestrina Werke does not contain a four-voice version of this work, though there are two completely different settings for four voices.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Alma Redemptoris Mater.