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Respexit Helias [Boyleau]


El Parnaso (1576), fol. 64v


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Source title Otro Motete de mismo autor a quatro, y señalase la voz del tiple co[n] vnos puntillos, señalase la claue de C solfaut en la tercera en primer traste.
Title in contents   Respexit Helias, a quatro, del mesmo, a quatro, del mesmo auctor.
Text incipit Respexit Helias


Category intabulation

Genre motet

Fantasia type

Mode 5 or 6

Voices 4

Length (compases) 163


Tuning A

Courses 6

Final V/1

Highest I/8

Lowest VI/0

Difficulty not specified

Tempo not specified

Song Text

Language LA

Vocal notation texted puntillos


Motet by Boyleau setting a text paraphrased from I Kings 19. Literal intabulation

Song Text

Respexit Helias ad caput suum
subcinericium panem qui surgens
comedit et bibit, et ambulavit
in fortitudine cibilius
usque ad montem Dei.

Elias looked with his head,
towards the bread, he got up,
ate cake and drank and went
in the strength fading,
up to the mountain of God.

Modern edition(s)

Boyleau, Simon. Motetta: quatuor vocem (1544). Edited by Sally Watt. Melbourne: Lyrebird Press, 2009.

Printed source(s)

Boyleau, Simon. Motetta in quatuor vocem nunquam hactenus impressa…. Venice: Scotto, 1544.