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Lamentations for Good Friday (Brumel): III Lamed. Matribus – version for lower voices

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Description

Source: Biblioteca Nazionale di Firenze, MS. II.I.285

Transposition: at pitch, also available up octave.

Difficulty: hard

Length: 07.04 mins.

Editors/copyright: Laurie Stras © 2019.

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Text and translation

[Lamentationes Hieremiæ Prophetæ, in feria sexta Parasceve]: Antoine Brumel (c.1460-c.1512)

III. Lamed. Matribus suis dixerunt
Lamed. Matribus suis dixerunt: Ubi est triticum et vinum? cum deficerent quasi vulnerati in plateis civitatis, cum exhalarent animas suas in sinu matrum suarum.
They said to their mothers, “Where is the wheat and the wine?” when they fainted as the wounded in the city squares, when their soul was poured out into their mothers’ bosom.
Mem. Cui comparabo te, vel cui assimilabo te, filia Ierusalem? cui exæquabo te et consolabor te, virgo, filia Sion? Magna est enim velut mare contritio tua: quis medebitur tui?
To what shall I compare you? to what shall I liken you, daughter of Jerusalem? to what shall I equal you that I may comfort you, virgin daughter of Zion? For your grief is great like the sea: who can heal you?
Ierusalem convertere ad Dominum Deum tuum.
Jerusalem, return to the Lord your God.

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