Stellam quam viderunt magi a 7 (Philippe de Monte)

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  • (Posted 2018-07-01)   CPDL #50341:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-07-01).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 73 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Edition prepared from Florilegii musici Portensis II, 1621.
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Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2013-06-15).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 97 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Stellam quam viderunt magi a 7
Composer: Philippe de Monte

Number of voices: 7vv   Voicing: SSAATTB
Genre: SacredMotet for Epiphany

Language: Latin
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1611 in Promptuarium musicum, Pars Prima, no. 27
  2nd published: 1621 in Florilegium Portense, Volume 2, no. 85

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Original text and translations

A variant of Stella quam viderant.

Latin.png Latin text

Stella quam viderant Magi
in Oriente antecedebat eos
donec venirent ad locum ubi puer erat videntes autem eum
gavisi sunt gaudio magno et intrantes domum
invenerunt Puerum cum Maria mater ejus
et procidentes adoraverunt eum, videntes autem eum.