Salvete flores martyrum (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • CPDL #29223:     
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-05-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key; note values halved. Editorial accidentals and slurs added. Chant version of odd verses included.

General Information

Title: Salvete flores martyrum
Composer: Orlando di Lasso
Lyricist: Prudentius

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
First Published: 1581 in Hymni per totum annum, no. 6.

Description: Lasso's setting of the hymn for the feast of Holy Innocents is the sixth selection in his Hymni per totum annum. Only the second verse is set polyphonically.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Salvete flores martyrum.