Super flumina Babylonis (Jean de La Fage)

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  • (Posted 2022-03-17)  CPDL #68478:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2022-03-17).   Score information: A4, 24 pages, 206 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a tone.

General Information

Title: Super flumina Babylonis
Composer: Jean de La Fage
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1532 in Secundus liber cum quinque vocibus (Jacques Moderne), no. 6
    2nd published: 1534 in Motettorum, Book 3 (Pierre Attaingnant), no. 9
    3rd published: 1539 in Psalmorum selectorum (Johannes Petreius), Tomus 2, no. 37
Description: Sources: Attaignant's 3rd book of motets, 1534 and Jacques Moderne's edition of 1532. A setting of the whole psalm, and an unusually cheerful one.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 137.