Absalon, fili mi, Quis det ut moriar pro te, Fili mi Absalon. Non vivam ultra, Sed descendam in infernum plorans.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Josquin des Prez (c1440 - 1521), "Absalon, fili mi" [four-part chorus] [ sung text checked 1 time]
Set in a modified version by Heinrich Schütz.
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in English, a translation by Bible or other Sacred Texts , 2 Samuel 18:33 [an adaptation] ; composed by Thomas Tomkins.
Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (David Wyatt) , "Absalom, my son", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: David Wyatt
This text was added to the website: 2012-10-25
Line count: 5
Word count: 20