Non nobis, Domine (Philip Legge)

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Editor: Philip Legge (added 2006-01-15).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 96 kbytes   Copyright: 2004, 2006 Philip Legge
Edition notes: Included in the TUMS Busking Book. PDF contains the setting of Non nobis, Domine by Anonymous (not William Byrd), and Fine knacks for ladies by John Dowland.

General Information

Title: Non nobis, Domine
Composer: Philip Legge

Number of voices: 3–4vv  Voicing: SAB, or optionally SATB
Genre: Sacred, Canon
Language: Latin
Instruments: none, a cappella

Description: Canon at the octave and octave plus fourth with an optional fugue at the fifth.

External websites: PML Music Editions

Tasmania University Musical Society

Texts and translations

Latin.png Latin text Original text: Non nobis, Domine, non nobis; sed nomini tuo da gloriam. (Sheet music has common error of "nominE"). [Psalm 113:9 in Latin Vulgate; Psalm 115:1 in most English translations]

English.png English translation Translation: Not to us, Lord, not to us; but to your name give glory.