Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ye In The House Of Heavenly Morn

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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Ye Saintly Choirs That Round The Regal Seat

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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Ye That Are Now In Heavenly Glory One

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s … Continue reading

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Agnoscat Omne Sæculum

This hymn was used for the minor hours on Christmas in the York Breviary. Part I was used for Prime, Part II for Terce, Part III for Sext, Part IV for None. The text here comes from “Venanti Honori Clementiani … Continue reading

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Corde Natus Ex Parentis

This hymn was used for Compline on the Nativity of the Lord and during Christmastide in the York Breviary. It was also used in sections for Prime, Terce, Sext & None from the Nativity of the Lord to the Feast … Continue reading

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Exultet Cor Præcordiis

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II of the Feast of the Sweetest Name of Jesus (Aug. 7) in the Sarum Breviary. From what I can find, the hymn originated somewhere in 15th Century England. Exultet cor præcordiis, … Continue reading

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Iesu Dulcis Memoria (Entire)

This is the entire text of the hymn Iesu Dulcis Memoria. Iesu dulcis memoria, Dans vera cordi gaudia: Sed super mel et omnia Eius dulcis præsentia. Nil canitur suavius, Nil auditur iucundius, Nil cogitatur dulcius, Quam Iesus Dei Filius. Iesus, … Continue reading

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