Ut queant laxis (Anonymous)

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  • CPDL #21591:      (XML)
Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2010-05-11).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 142 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original note values. MusicXML file is zipped. No text underlay

General Information

Title: Ut queant laxis
Composer: Anonymous

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATAB
Genre: SacredMotetOffice hymn for John the Baptist

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: post 1445 in the Trent codices.

Description: The famous St. John hymn from which Guido d'Arezzo took the notes' names, but using another melody.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ut queant laxis.