Musica poeseos

Sing classical Latin poetry! Follow the links for the text and background of each poem. These tunes can be used to sing any other poetry in the same meter (indicated in parentheses).

De Montenay: emblems (elegiacs)

http://lectiohumana.com/musica/12.1-Caelica-suspirans.mp3

http://lectiohumana.com/musica/12.2-Nunc-seges-est.mp3

http://lectiohumana.com/musica/23.1-Assyriae-concussa.mp3

http://lectiohumana.com/musica/23.2-Fossores-operi.mp3

Originally appeared in Singing Pictures: Georgette de Montenay’s Emblems

Fabricius: hymns (iambic dimeter)

http://lectiohumana.com/musica/Beate-Patris-Spiritus.mp3

http://lectiohumana.com/musica/Heu-quale-nunc-spectaculum.mp3

Originally appeared in Latin Hymns Reformed

Ross: Christias (dactylic hexameter)

http://lectiohumana.com/musica/Christias-1.1-9.mp3