O quam suavis (Orlando di Lasso)
- Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2013-11-09). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 114 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from Magnum opus musicum. Original key and note values. Editorial musica ficta clearly indicated.
Title: O quam suavis
Composer: Orlando di Lasso
First published: 1568 in Selectissimae cantiones, no. 1.22
2nd published: 1568 in Novi thesauri musici (Pietro Giovannelli), Liber 1, no. 73
3rd published: 1579 in Selectissimae cantiones 1579, no. 26
4th published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 346
Description: The piece has an unusually wide range. The upper 5 parts are in high chiavette, whereas the Bass voice is notated in bass clef and has a deep range.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at O quam suavis est.