There are only four manuscripts left. One of them is listed in the library of the University of Wroclaw but is in fact kept in the university library of Warsaw. This edition is based on this manuscript. Antonio Lotti was a Venetian composer. He composed many operas, oratorios, secular cantatas and sacred pieces. Today, his masses and Crucifixus are more famous, but before he was more known for his short pieces like this one. They were copied a lot.