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Song of Solomon 1:16–2:1
 
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:Ecce tu pulcher es dilecte mi et decorus.<br>
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:Ecce tu pulcher es dilecte mi et decorus.
 
:Lectulus noster floridus,  
 
:Lectulus noster floridus,  
 
:tigna domorum nostrarum cedrina,  
 
:tigna domorum nostrarum cedrina,  
 
:laquearia cupressina.
 
:laquearia cupressina.
:Ego flos campi et lilium convallium.
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:Ego flos campi et lilium convallium.}}
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:Behold thou art fair, my beloved, and comely.
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:Behold thou art fair, my beloved, and comely.<br>
 
 
:Our bed is flourishing.
 
:Our bed is flourishing.
 
:The beams of our houses are of cedar,  
 
:The beams of our houses are of cedar,  
 
:our rafters of cypress trees.
 
:our rafters of cypress trees.
 
:I am the flower of the field,  
 
:I am the flower of the field,  
:and the lily of the valleys.
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Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2008-06-15).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: File Sizes: MIDI: 7 KB, Finale 2006: 27 KB.
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Original pitch, Letter size: [ Icon_pdf.gif] [ Finale 2002]
Original pitch, A4 size: [ Icon_pdf.gif] [ Finale 2002]
Transposed down a fourth, Letter size: [ Icon_pdf.gif] [ Finale 2002] (Alto part is in tenor clef)
Transposed down a fourth, A4 size: [ Icon_pdf.gif] [ Finale 2002] (Alto part is in tenor clef)
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2001-02-01).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 114 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch (high chiavette), note-values halved.

General Information

Title: Ecce tu pulcher es
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1584, Motettorum liber quartus ex Canticis canticorum, 5vv Rome

Description: Number 8 of 'Canticum Canticorum / Song of Songs / Songs of Solomon' - Chapter 1 - Verses 16 through Chapter 2 - Verse 1.

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Original text and translations

Song of Solomon 1:16–2:1

Latin.png Latin text

Ecce tu pulcher es dilecte mi et decorus.
Lectulus noster floridus,
tigna domorum nostrarum cedrina,
laquearia cupressina.
Ego flos campi et lilium convallium.

English.png English translation

Behold thou art fair, my beloved, and comely.
Our bed is flourishing.
The beams of our houses are of cedar,
our rafters of cypress trees.
I am the flower of the field,
and the lily of the valleys.