Ego vero afflictus sum (Hans Leo Hassler)

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  • (Posted 2012-10-21)   CPDL #27414:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2012-10-20).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 90 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Pitched down a whole step.

General Information

Title: Ego vero afflictus sum
Composer: Hans Leo Hassler

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1601 in Sacri concentus. Reissued in 1612, no. 5

Description: This motet is the fifth selection in Hassler's Sacri concentus.

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Ego vero afflictus sum et pauper:
Dominus sollicitus est pro me.
Adjutor meus et protector meus es tu,
Deus meus, ne tardaveris.

English.png English translation

I am poor and needy;
yet the Lord thinketh upon me.
Thou art my help and my deliverer;
make no tarrying, O my God.
(after Psalm 40:17 [Vulgate 39:18])