O pastor animarum

Father and Son, Symphonia Series

FORM Antiphon for the Redeemer
DIFFICULTY Easy
LENGTH Short
SOURCE Riesencodex f.466 verso

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"O pastor animarum," Antiphon for the Redeemer, Riesencodex f.466 verso

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Text and Translation

O pastor animarum
et o prima vox
per quam omnes creati sumus,
nunc tibi, tibi placeat
ut digneris
nos liberare de miseriis
et languoribus nostris.

O shepherd of souls
and o first voice
from which we all sprung,
may it suit you now,
now, to deign
to free us from our wretchedness
and frailty.

 


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Editorial Notes

Only found (unica) in Riesencodex.

 

Musical transcription by Allison Mondel
Latin translation by Hugh McElroy

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