Angelus autem Domini descendit

God, the Lord, sent a messenger

Anerio, Felice (1560?-1614) [Switzerland]

Adaptor of the text: Young, Percy M. (born in 1912) [Great Britain]
Published by Broude Brothers Ltd. [USA] , 1975
Ref. : Pl. No. MGC 12  (5 p.) , " Music of the great churches. Series VII ; St. Peter's Basilica, Rome. No. 2 "
Editor or author of the restitution: Young, Percy M.
Type of material: Score with keyboard for rehearsal only
Text in: Latin + adapted in English
Epoque: 16 ; 17th century
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Motet ; Response ; Hymn (sacred)
Mood of the piece: festive ; joyous ; calm
Type of Choir: SATB (4 mixed voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 1
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): A
Tonality: G major
Duration: 1.5 min.
Liturgical Use: Easter ; Matins
Musicological Sources: This edition is based on British Museum Addition 34607, a nineteenth-century copy made by Theodor de Witt from manuscripts belonging to the Vatican Library.
Biblical references: Matthew : 28, 2;5-6
Source of text: from the first responsory for Matins on Easter Sunday ; Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae
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