O Doctor optime (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
- Editor: Andrew Fysh (submitted 2019-08-03). Score information: A4, 4 pages Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: At original pitch (for SATB). Original note values retained. Transcribed and edited from the edition published in 1892 in Palestrina's Opera omnia as detailed below.
Title: O Doctor optime
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, though see notes below.
First published: 17th c. in Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS Cappella Sistina 88 [Rome]
2nd published: 1892 in Volume XXXI of Breitkopf & Härtel’s Opera omnia Ioannis Petraloysii Praenestini (ed. Franz X. Haberl)
Description: This work is marked as opus dubium in Haberl's 1892 publication, indicating that its attribution to Palestrina is unconfirmed. It was never published in Palestrina's lifetime, but was found in a 17th century choirbook in the Vatican Library.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at O doctor optime.