Category Archives: Jacopone da Todi

By the Crib Wherein Reposing

This hymn is a counterpart to the Stabat Mater Dolorosa and has to do with the Nativity rather than the Passion. By the crib wherein reposing, With his eyes in slumber closing, Lay serene her Infant-boy, Stood the beauteous Mother … Continue reading

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Stabat Mater Speciosa

This hymn is a counterpart to the Stabat Mater Dolorosa and has to do with the Nativity rather than the Passion. Stabat Mater speciosa Iuxta foenum gaudiosa Dum iacebat parvulus Cuius animam gaudentem Lætabundam et ferventem Pertransivit iubilus O quam … Continue reading

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At The Cross Her Station Keeping

Prior to the Council of Trent, this hymn had been used as a sequence. Its use as a sequence hymn was suppressed at Trent, although it has subsequently found a place in the Liturgy of Hours as well as in … Continue reading

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Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Stabat mater dolorosa iuxta Crucem lacrimosa, dum pendebat Filius. Cuius animam gementem, contristatam et dolentem pertransivit gladius. O quam tristis et afflicta fuit illa benedicta, mater Unigeniti! Quae moerebat et dolebat, pia Mater, dum videbat nati poenas inclyti. Quis est … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Good Friday, Holy Week, Hymns By The Greats, Jacopone da Todi, Jesus Christ Our Lord, Latin Hymns, Lent, Matins/Office of Readings, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Other Feast Days, Pre-Tridentine Sequences, Roman Breviary, Sequences, Seven Sorrows of the BVM - September 15/Friday Following Passion Sunday, The Blessed Virgin Mary, The Church Year, The Cross, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Passion | 1 Comment