Non est alia natio (Francisco Valls)
- Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2006-10-10). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 57 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Some guesswork in setting words to choral parts. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Non est alia natio
Composer: Francisco Valls
Published: 1742 in Mapa Armonico Practico.
Description: Manuscript, including this score, published by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas. Figured bass unclear in places from poor reproduction. Few indications as to how words fit the choral parts.
Original text and translations
From the Bible, Deuteronomy, chapter 4, verse 7
Non est alia natio tam grandis, quæ habeat deos appropinquantes sibi, sicut tu, Deus noster, adest.
For what nation is there so great, who hath gods so nigh unto them, as the Lord our God is.