Surge illuminare (Hieronymus Praetorius)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-03-19)   CPDL #53642:       
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2019-03-19).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 160 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1599 print. Original key (chiavi naturali) and note values.

General Information

Title: Surge illuminare
Composer: Hieronymus Praetorius
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First Published: 1599 in Cantiones sacrae de praecipuis festis totius anni (Hieronymus Praetorius), no. 7.
Description: Motet for the feast of Epiphany.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Surge illuminare.

Latin.png Latin text

Surge illuminare Jerusalem,
quia venit lumen tuum,
et gloria Domini super te orta est.
Quia ecce tenebrae operient terram,
et caligo populos,
super te autem orietur Dominus,
et gloria ejus in te videbitur.