Lux aeterna (Niccolò Jommelli)

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  • (Posted 2018-09-08)   CPDL #51265:       
Editor: Monika Feinen (submitted 2018-09-08).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 108 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC SA
Edition notes: With additional alternate text. Transcripted from "Musica Sacra: Sammlung kirchlicher Musik". Modern clefs used. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Lux aeterna
Composer: Niccolò Jommelli

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1756

Description: From "Missa pro defunctis in e-moll", composed for the Duchess of Württemberg

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine,
cum sanctis tuis in aeternum,
quia pius es,
Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine,
et lux perpetua luceat eis.

Alternate text:
Mulieris bonae beatus vir,
numerus enim annorum illorum duplez.