Philip Dulichius
(1562 - 1631)

Ego dormio
Full score (PDF), €0.00 for unlimited copies   Download this item
Printable cover page (PDF), €0.00 for unlimited copies   Download this item

Please click here to report any problem obtaining a PDF
Page 1 of 11
Creative Commons Licence
This work, Dulichius : Ego dormio : scoreid 147727, as published by notAmos Performing Editions, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. All relevant attributions should state its URL as Permissions beyond the scope of this licence may be available at
From Centuriae (part two), Stettin, 1608.
Lyrics: Song of Solomon 5:2,5,6,8

Ego dormio, et cor meum vigilat. Vox dilecti mei pulsantis:
Aperi mihi, soror mea, amica mea, columba mea, immaculata mea,
quia caput meum plenum est rore, et cincinni mei guttis noctium.
Surrexi ut aperirem dilecto meo; at ille declinaverat atque transierat.
Adjuro vos, filiæ Jerusalem, si inveneritis dilectum meum,
ut nuntietis ei quia amore langueo.

I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying,
Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled:
for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.
I rose up to open to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone.
I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved,
that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.