Asperges me, Domine (George de La Hèle)
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- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2020-09-13). Score information: A4, 7 pages, 332 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: Transposed one tone higher (for SSATTB), with Altus voice notated in treble clef, otherwise identical to CPDL #60526 below. Revised edition uploaded 05 October 2021.
- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2020-09-12). Score information: A4, 7 pages, 330 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: At original notated pitch (for SSATTB or SSTTTB), with Altus voice notated in sub-octave treble clef. Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from the 1578 printed source. Revised edition uploaded 05 October 2021.
Title: Asperges me, Domine
Composer: George de La Hèle
Source of text: Psalm 50:8,1 (Vulgate)
Number of voices: 6vv Voicings: SSATTB or SSTTTB
Genre: Sacred, Motet, Antiphon for the Aspersion of Holy Water at Mass on Sunday, from Trinity Sunday to Palm Sunday
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1578, in Plantin, Octo missae quinque, sex et septem vocum [Antwerp, RISM A/I L285]
Description: This polyphonic setting of the Asperges is the opening work in Plantin's printed collection of eight mass settings by La Hèle, which contains nine of the composer's eleven surviving works.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Asperges me Domine.