Benedictus Dominus (Ivo de Vento)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-15)   CPDL #33724:      (Finale 2008)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2014-12-15).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 130 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Benedictus Dominus
Composer: Ivo de Vento
Source of text: is Judith 13:24a, 13:25a & 8:19b, but from the Vetus Latina, rather than the Vulgate.

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1571

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Benedictus Dominus qui creavit coelum et terram,
quia hodie nomen tuum ita magnificavit.

Nos alium Deum nescimus,
praeter Dominum in quo speramus,
qui non despiciat nos nec amovet salutem suam a genere nostro.
 

English.png English translation

Blessed be the Lord who made heaven and earth
Because he hath so magnified thy name this day.

We know no other god,
but the Lord in whom we trust,
neither putteth He away His salvation to those who do not despise our race.