by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Musica, Dei donum optimi
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
[Musica, Dei]1 donum optimi,
trahit homines, trahit deos.
Musica truces mollit animos,
tristesque mentes erigit,
vel ipsas arbores
et horridas movet feras.

R. de Lassus sets line 1 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information

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1 Lassus (one-line version): "Musica est Dei"

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist)


Researcher for this text: Steven Cox

This text was added to the website: 2006-01-10
Line count: 6
Word count: 22

Music is a gift of the very best God
Language: English  after the Latin 
Music is a gift of the very best God.




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Researcher for this text: Guy Tops

This text was added to the website: 2006-01-10
Line count: 1
Word count: 9