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Funeral Motet "Versa est in luctum"

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File:torrvers.nwc (October 2002) 2 kB
Full name of work:Funeral Motet "Versa est in luctum"
Lyricist:(Words from the Book of Job)
First line:"Versa est in luctum cithara mea" (My harp is turned to grieving)
Music category:Choral
Instruments:none / Instruments: SATB
Name of file creator:Ivo Swinnen
e-mail address:ifs "at" skynet "dot" be
Running time:00:02:21
Comments:This funeral motet is part of the "Missa defunctorum ad exequias Ludovici primi regis", the requiem mass composed in 1725 for King Luis 1st of Spain.
The translation of the Latin text is as follows - My harp is turned to grieving, and my music to the voice of those who weep. Spare me, Lord, for my days are worth nothing.