Domine tu jurasti (William Byrd)

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  • CPDL #04735:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-04-14).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 131 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised Dec 08. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Domine tu jurasti
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

 Manuscript 1580 in Dow Partbooks, no. 40
First published: 1589 in Cantiones Sacrae I, no. 15

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Original text and translations

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Domine, tu jurasti patribus nostris, daturum te semini eorum,
terram fluentem lacte et melle,
nunc Domine, memor esto testamenti, quod posuisti patribus nostris,
et erue nos de manu Pharoanis, regis Ægipti, ex et servitute Ægiptiorum.