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Orlandi Lassi Bicinia ex VII Psalmis Poenitentialibus

The Penitential Psalms were "perhaps" completed for the Duke of
Bavaria as early as 1559, but published only in 1584.  OL's
dates are 1532-1594.

I       6     Domine, ne in furore tuo arguas me ... miserere
II    31/32   Beati quorum remissae sunt iniquitates
III   37/38   Domine, ne in furore tuo ... quoniam
IV    50/51   Miserere mei Deus, secundum magnam
V    101/102  Domine exaudi orationem meam: et clamor
VI   129/130  De profundis clamavi ad te Domine
VII  142/143  Domine exaudi orationem meam: auribus percipe

A. (Ps. 6:9) Discedite a me omnes qui operamini iniquitatem / Quoniam exaudivit Dominus vocem fletus mei. "Depart from me, all you who work injustice / For the Lord has heard the sound of my weeping."

B. (Ps. 31:8) Intellectum tibi dabo / Et instruam te in via hac qua gradieris / Firmabo super te oculos meos. "I shall grant you understanding /And lead you in the way in which you are to walk. / I shall keep my eyes on you."

C. (Ps. 37:8) Putruerunt et corruptae sunt cicatrices meae / A facie insipientiae meae. "My wounds stink and fester / because of my unwisdom."

D. (Ps. 50:10) Auditui meo dabis gaudium et laetitiam / et exsultabunt ossa humiliata. "Thou shalt grant joy and rejoicing to my hearing / And the humbled bones will celebrate."

E. (Ps. 101:3a) Non avertas faciem tuam a me / In quacumque die tribulor / Inclina ad me aurem tuam "Do not turn your face from me. / Whenever I am in distress, / incline your ear to me."

F. (Ps. 101:9) Tota die / Exprobrabant mihi inimici mei / Et qui laudabant me, adversum me iurabant "All day long / my enemies would find fault with me; / even those who used to praise me / would testify against me."

G. (Ps. 101:19) Scribantur haec / In generatione altera / Et populus qui creabitur / Laudabit Dominum "Let these things be written in another generation / and a people yet to be created will praise the Lord."

H. (Ps. 142:6) Expandi manus meas ad te / Anima mea sicut terra sine aqua tibi. "I have streched out my hands to Thee, / My soul is like a land without water [thirsting] for Thee."

All The OL Bicinia (20 MIDI Files zipped)