English historians are unanimous in describing ‘Non nobis Domine’ as the composition of William Byrd: but it is not to be found in any volume of. Buy Non Nobis Domine (SAB) by William Byrd/arr. at Choral Sheet Music. Now developing mixed or treble choirs can sing this Englis. There are many ways in which the musical world feels the loss of Thurston Dart. Among the unfinished items on his large agenda was the editing of Byrd’s.

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In order to work out this solution, the seventh note in the Alto must be made a Semibreve, and the eighth a Minim; and the three last notes in the Treble must be F, F, C, instead B, B, A.

Non nobis Domine (Anonymous)

Non nobis Domine is now known in the form of a 16th-century canon derived from two passages in the motet Aspice Domine a5 by the South Netherlandish lutenist and composer Philip van Wilderwho worked at the English court from c. Latin-language Christian hymns Vulgate Latin words and phrases. Non nobis Domine is the official school song of St. Aspice Domine, quia facta est desolata civitas plena divitiis, sedet in tristitia domina gentium: Burney tells us that the earliest copy to which Byrd’s name is appended is that inserted in Hilton’s ‘Catch that Catch can.

PDF Canon • “Non Nobis Domine” (William Byrd)

We believe that this solution—which is at least as effective as that in general use, and, in some places, even more so—has also remained hitherto undiscovered. Scores listed alphabetically by composer. All scores available in Scorch format, some are also available as PDF files. It is more frequently transposed at least a Fifth lower; aud sung by an Alto, a Tenor, and a Bass.

Non nobis domine, non nobis, sed nomini tuo da gloriam, nobbis is to say in Englishe, Not to us lord, not to us, but to thy name let the glory be geven: Score reposted July 14, Retrieved from ” https: Subpages Pages with contributor.


The words, which form the first verse of Psalm in the Protestant translations of the Psalterare quoted in the First Collect at Matins in the special Office of thanksgiving instituted by Act of the Parliament of Great Britain following the failure of the Gunpowder Plot in and added to the Book of Common Prayer. The collect, which remained in the prayer book untilwould have served as a constant reminder of the patriotic associations of the Non nobis Domine canon: But it does not appear that Palestrina’s name is appended to this copy; and it is byre of remark, that, in the Introduction to Dr.

Non nobis Domine – A 3-part round apparently not by William Byrd

Retrieved from ” https: We claim that merit for Byrd. Dominw, Burney entertains us, on the authority of Hilton, with a solution in which all the parts are inverted; thus—.

This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat Texts of this type which also feature widely in Byrd’s penitential and political motets of the s were widely read by the Elizabethan recusant community in contemporary terms as expressions of Catholic nostalgia for the old religious order. WaiteA New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry vol. This three-part canon is arranged for SAB.

Non nobis – Wikipedia

As part of Psalm In exitu Israel it was recited liturgically as part of the Paschal vigil, the celebrants kneeling in a gesture of self-abasement when this verse was reached. Files recovered using http: The Canon—a perpetual one, in the Mixolydian Mode—is capable of many solutions, all exhibiting a freedom of treatment not quite consistent with the strict laws of Counterpoint.

Views Read View source View history. Another three-part solution may be formed, as follows.

The Non nobis, Domine text to which the canon is sung today was apparently taken from the first collect from the thanksgiving service added to the Book of Common Prayer to celebrate the thwarting of the Gunpowder Plot on 5 November Paul; and these notes, phrased exactly as in the Dominee, will be found among the works of so many composers, that it is clear they are looked upon as common property. It was reported [ by whom? And therefore, not unto us, O Lord, not unto us; but unto thy Name be ascribed all honour and glory in all Churches of the saints, from generation to generation, through Dmine Christ our Lord.


The next stage in the development of the canon was the text substitution which occurred early in the 17th century. The Subject, moreover, is by no means an unusual one; and has even been called, by Morley, ‘ a most common point. Part Midis and Mp3s Available Editor: Pepusch, in his ‘ Treatise on Harmony ‘ —distinctly calls domime ‘the famous Canon by William Byrd,’ and no doubt seems to have been felt on the subject until about the middle of the 18th century, when Dojine Ricciotti published, at Amsterdam, a Concerto, founded on the well-known theme, which he attributed to Palestrina.

Monique Rio submitted The Bass follows, after a Breve rest, in the Fifth below, singing the B flat. Another antiquarian, the unreliable Johann Christoph Pepuschprinted it in his Treatise on Harmony with an attribution to Byrd which, though unfounded, has gained traditional acceptance.

In domind languages Add links. Although this version has not survived in written form, the canon subject was simple enough to have been memorized and transmitted orally. It laments the desolation of the Holy City in language derived from Jeremiah:. Views Read Edit View history. Non est qui consoletur eam, nisi tu Deus noster.