Tamquam ovis ad occisionem (Giaches de Wert)

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  • (Posted 2018-06-09)   CPDL #50075:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-06-09).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 126 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Modulationum sacrarum quinque et sex vocum libri tres in unum volumen redacti, 1583 (Nuremberg).. Original pitch (chiavi naturali). Alto parts are in tenor clef.

General Information

Title: Tamquam ovis ad occisionem
Composer: Giaches de Wert
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1581, Modulationum liber primus, 6vv


Description: Two-part motet.
I. Tamquam ovis ad occisionem
II. In humilitate judicium ejus

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Tamquam ovis ad occisionem ductus est
et sicut agnum coram tondente se sine voce,
sic non aperuit os suum.

In humilitate judicium ejus sublatum est,
generationem ejus quis enarrabit?
Quoniam tolletur de terra vita ejus.
(Actus Apostolorum 8;32b-33)