From Dering’s ‘Cantica sacra’, published in 1662.
Title on source Canite Jehove canticum
Dering, Richard (1580c-1630)
Ten Motets for 2 v. Printed in Playford's Cantica Sacra, 1662. Voice parts sep. 747-9
Gratias tibi Deus.
Ardens est cor.
Gaudent in caelis.
Justus cor suum.
O bone Jesu.
O Domine Jesu.
The text is a Latin version of Psalm 96:1-4:
Authorized (King James) Version English translation:
96 O sing unto the Lord a new song: sing unto the Lord, all the earth.
2 Sing unto the Lord, bless his name; shew forth his salvation from day to day.
3 Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.
4 For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods. https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psal…
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