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Regina coeli (Morales)


Downloadable files available:
  • Full vocal score
  • Keyboard reduction
  • Viol part
  • Audio files with pitch and count-in, in equal temperament and quarter-comma meantone
  • *Free vocal score (older edition, different underlay)*

Voice ranges as in thumbnail. More details, perusal score, and audio sample below.

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SourceMoralis hispani, et multorum eximiae artis virorum musica cum vocibus quatuor, vulgo motecta cognominata (Venice: Scotto, 1543;RISM 15435)

Transposition: at original pitch.

Difficulty: moderate

Length: 03:45 mins.

Editors/copyright: Laurie Stras © 2020.

Perusal score: Watermarked. Please click here.

Musica Secreta and Celestial Sirens live, Brighton Early Music Festival, October 2011.

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Text and translation

Compline, Marian antiphon, Easter Sunday to Pentecost

Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia.
Quia quem meruisti portare, allelui.,
Resurrexit, sicut dixit, alleluia.
Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia.

Queen of heaven, rejoice, alleluia.
The Son you merited to bear, alleluia,
Has risen as he said, alleluia.
Pray to God for us, alleluia