Infelix ego - Quid igitur faciam? - Ad te igitur (William Byrd)
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- Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2021-11-23). Score information: Letter, 20 pages, 247 kB Copyright: CC BY NC
- Edition notes:
- Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2002-07-30). Score information: A4, 24 pages, 396 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Revised Aug 2018 (formatting, error correction).
Title: Infelix ego
Composer: William Byrd
Lyricist: Girolamo Savonarola
Number of voices: 6vv Voicing: SATTBB
Genre: Sacred, Motet
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1591 in Cantiones Sacrae II, no. 24-26
Description: Motet in three parts.
- Prima pars: Infelix ego
- Secunda pars: Quid igitur faciam
- Tertia pars: Ad te igitur
A setting of the beginning of the Meditation on the Miserere by Girolamo Savonarola (1452-98), written the day before his execution for heresy.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Infelix ego.