Nigra sum, sed formosa (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-02)   CPDL #39515: 
Original pitch:    
Transposed down a fourth:    
Last revised: 2015-05-08
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2016-05-02).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 67 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from original print (based on 1587 edition), Mensurstrich layout, original key signature and note values, musica ficta clearly marked
  • CPDL #17229:      (Finale 2006)
Editor: Sabine Cassola (submitted 2008-06-15).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 70 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: File Sizes: MIDI: 8 KB, Finale 2006: 30 KB.
  • CPDL #05088:  Network.png
Editor: Marco Voli (submitted 2003-05-18).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 152 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Entries on website listed alphabetically by Title.
  • CPDL #01977: 
Original pitch, Letter size:   (Finale 2002)
Original pitch, A4 size:     (Finale 2002)
Transposed down a note, A4 size:   (Finale 2002)
Transposed down a fourth, Letter size:   (Finale 2002) (Alto part is in tenor clef)
Transposed down a fourth, A4 size:   (Finale 2002) (Alto part is in tenor clef)
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2001-01-15).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 125 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original pitch (high chiavette), note-values halved. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Nigra sum, sed formosa
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

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

Description: Number 3 of Canticum Canticorum / Song of Songs / Songs of Solomon' - Chapter 1 - Verses 4 through 5.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Nigra sum sed formosa.