Salve celeberrima virgo (Johannes Lupi)

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Editor: Richard Mix (submitted 2020-07-31).   Score information: Letter, 12 pages, 166 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Salve celeberrima virgo
Composer: Johannes Lupi
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: AATTTBB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

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Description: a perfect 4th lower, for unmixed voices

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Salve celeberrima virgo dei genitrix,
salve lux superum decus admirabile secli,
tu spes humani generis sanctitatis speculum
quam speciosa nimis,
quam pulchra es, et quam decora.

Haec est illa dulcissima
que sanctarum sanctissima virginis nomen habet
nanque virgo genuit redemptorem omnium
quod per Evam latuit nobile principium.