O Domine Iesu Christe (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2018-08-17)  CPDL #50894:   
Editor: Mick_Swithinbank (submitted 2018-08-17).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down a tone.

General Information

Title: O Domine Iesu Christe
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: STTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

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Description: Short motet in two sections from manuscript Royal 8.g.vii, copied by Petrus Alamire and presented to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. The original clefs were G2, C3, C3, F3. Apart from the first four words, the text is completely different to that in Aichinger's motet of the same name, for example.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O Domine Jhesu Christe, fili Dei vivi,
qui dignatus es pro nobis miseris peccatoribus,
nasci; pati, mori voluisti, et resurgere a mortuis:
miserere nobis.

Et sanctissima mater tua sit advocata nostra
dum mortis venerit hora.
Amen.