Category Archives: Chant Tone Unknown

Iucundare, Plebs Fidelis

This is a medieval sequence hymn for feasts of the Evangelists. This is the text as it appears in the book “Sacred Latin Poetry: Chiefly Lyrical, Selected and Arranged for Use” by Richard Chenevix Trench (1874): Iucundare, plebs fidelis, Cuius … Continue reading

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Lapsus Est Annus; Redit Annus Alter

This hymn was used for Compline on December 31 in the Meaux Breviary. Lapsus est annus; redit annus alter; Vita sic mutis fugit acta pennis: Tu, Deus, cursum moderaris, unus Arbiter, ævi. Gens Tuis plaudat cumulata donis; Te simul votis Dominum precatur, Servet … Continue reading

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Dignare Me, O Iesu, Rogo Te

Dignare me, O Iesu, rogo Те, In Cordis Vulnere abscondere, Permitte me hic vivere, In Tuo Latere quiescere. Si præparet dæmon insidias, Et mundus offerat divitias, In Tuo Corde tutus sum, In Tuo Latere securus sum. Fallacior si caro lubricis … Continue reading

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Gloriosi Salvatoris

This hymn was used in some regional breviaries for the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. According to Hymns Ancient and Modern the source was the Liège Breviary, but according to the Thesaurus Hymnologicus and The Latin Hymn Writers … Continue reading

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Ave Colenda Trinitas

This hymn originated in the Anglo-Saxon Church prior to the Norman Invasion. It has come to be used for Trinity Sunday. Ave, Colenda Trinitas! Ave, Perennis Unitas! Pater Deus, Nate Deus, Et Deus Alme Spiritus! Hæc Tibi nunc gratuita Depromimus … Continue reading

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Sævo Dolorum Turbine

This hymn is a hymn for Lauds on the Friday after Sexagesima Sunday, dedicated to the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The text comes from the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion Offices. Sævo dolorum … Continue reading

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En Dies Est Dominica

This hymn is for Sunday. This is the text as it appears in the original language margin of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): En Dies est Dominica, Summo cultu dignissima, Ob octavam Dominicæ Resurrectionis sacræ. Christi nam Resurrectio Nostra scitur … Continue reading

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