Category Archives: Latin Hymns

Crux Fidelis Terras Cælis

This hymn was used as the prosa for Vespers I on the Feast of the Invention (Finding) of the Holy Cross (May 3) in the Sarum Breviary. Crux fidelis terras cælis Miro nectens fœdere, Nos in laude tua gaude Devotos … Continue reading

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Lætabundus Exultet Fidelis Chorus

This hymn was widely used as the Sequence hymn for Christmas in the Middle Ages, and was used as such in the Sarum Missal. It was also used as the hymn for Vespers II on the Feast of the Purification … Continue reading

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Quod Chorus Vatum Venerandus Olim

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Sarum Breviary. Quod chorus vatum venerandus olim, Spiritu Sancto cecinit repletus, In Dei factum genitrice constat Esse Maria. Hæc Deum … Continue reading

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Christi Miles Gloriosus

This hymn was used for Lauds on the feast of St. Vincent of Saragossa (Jan. 22) in the Sarum Breviary. Christi miles Gloriosus Levita Vincentius, Ut tribunal sponte rogum Conscendit intrepidus, Cuius salis crepitantis Per corpus minutiæ Sparsim ibant, atque … Continue reading

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Altissima Providente

This hymn is a medieval sequence hymn used for the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21). From what I can ascertain it was widely used in different late medieval Missals. It was used for this … Continue reading

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Æterni Patris Ordine

This hymn was used for Vespers II on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. Æterni Patris ordine In templo virgo conditur, Ubi mira dulcedine Contemplando perfruitur. Orationi dedita Et divinis … Continue reading

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Omnes Fideles Plaudite

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. Omnes fideles plaudite, Et Virginis infantiam Devoto corde colite Mirantes eius gratiam. Nam in puella tenera Vernat … Continue reading

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