Dies magna (Francisco Valls)
- Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2006-09-08). Score information: A4, 1 page, 38 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Irregular bar lengths retained. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Dies magna
Composer: Francisco Valls
Published: 1742 in Mapa Armonico Practico. Facsimile manuscript including this score published by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas.
Description: Score given as an example of how in music to denote weeping and sadness. Figured bass difficult to read in places. Words only set to tenor part.
Original text and translations
From "Libera me" in the Requiem.
Dies magna et amara valde.
Great and exceedingly bitter day.
Großer und sehr bitterer Tag.