Missa Quam pulchra es (Nicolas Gombert)

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Kyrie
  • CPDL #24387:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jay Lane (submitted 2011-09-07).   Score information: Letter, 13 pages, 193 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a perfect 4th. First and second alto parts have been switched for ease of performance. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Gloria
  • CPDL #24388:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jay Lane (submitted 2011-09-07).   Score information: Letter, 23 pages, 298 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a perfect 4th. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Credo
  • CPDL #24390:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jay Lane (submitted 2011-09-07).   Score information: Letter, 26 pages, 372 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Sanctus
  • CPDL #24391:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jay Lane (submitted 2011-09-07).   Score information: Letter, 17 pages, 223 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Agnus Dei
  • CPDL #24392:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jay Lane (submitted 2011-09-07).   Score information: Letter, 12 pages, 178 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:Edited from the 1963 complete works edition and the 1532 print. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Missa Quam pulchra es
Composer: Nicolas Gombert

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATBB (SAATTBB for Dona nobis)
Genre: SacredMass

Languages: Greek, Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1532

Description: Parody mass based on Bauldeweyn's motet. The Agnus Dei features a cantus fermus on "Ecce sacerdos magnus", suggesting the Pope Clement VII as a possible patron.

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Original text and translations

For information, refer to the Mass page. For texts and translations, see the individual pages:

KyrieGloriaCredoSanctus & BenedictusAgnus Dei