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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Canticum Canticorum - 29 Motets for 5-part mixed choir

Song NameComposer
Osculetur meGiovanni Palestrina
Trahe meGiovanni Palestrina
Nigra sum, sed formosaGiovanni Palestrina
Vineam meam non custodiviGiovanni Palestrina
Si ignoras teGiovanni Palestrina
Pulchrae sunt genae tuaeGiovanni Palestrina
Fasciculus myrrhaeGiovanni Palestrina
Ecce tu pulcer esGiovanni Palestrina
Tota pulchra esGiovanni Palestrina
Vulnerasti cor meumGiovanni Palestrina
Sicut lilium inter spinasGiovanni Palestrina
Introduxit me rexGiovanni Palestrina
Laeva eiusGiovanni Palestrina
Vox dilecti meiGiovanni Palestrina
Surge, propera amica meaGiovanni Palestrina
Surge, amica meaGiovanni Palestrina
Dilectus meus mihi, et ego illiGiovanni Palestrina
Surgam et circuibo civitatemGiovanni Palestrina
Adiuro vosGiovanni Palestrina
Capet eiusGiovanni Palestrina
Dilectus meus descenditGiovanni Palestrina
Puchra es, amica meaGiovanni Palestrina
Qua est istaGiovanni Palestrina
Descendi in hortum nucumGiovanni Palestrina
Quam pulchri suntGiovanni Palestrina
Duo ubera tuaGiovanni Palestrina
Quam pulchra esGiovanni Palestrina
Guttur tuumGiovanni Palestrina
Veni, veni dilecte miGiovanni Palestrina

Palestrina first published his 29 five-part motets, to words from King Soloman's Song of Songs, in 1583-1584 in Rome. These are most rewarding and challenging pieces for ensembles looking to add to their repertoire.

Item code: 9602B | Songbook | $24.95 add item to cart
Early Music | A Cappella | SATB divisi | 120 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10 | Italy
073999110944 | 50511094

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