Category Archives: Pre-Tridentine Sequences

At The Cross Her Station Keeping

*At the Cross her station keeping, Stood the mournful Mother weeping, Close to Jesus to the last: Through her heart, his sorrow sharing, All his bitter anguish bearing, Now at length the sword has pass’d. Oh, how sad and sore … Continue reading

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This Day Let Solemn Strains

Today being the feast of St. Thomas Becket, here is the sequence hymn for his feast from the Sarum Missal: This day let solemn strains Resound on earth below, And o’er the Martyr’s palm Triumph the heavenly host. What do … Continue reading

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Christo Inclyto Candida

Here is the Sequence for All Saints Day from the Sarum Missal: Christo inclyto candida nostra canant melodia agmina, Laudes omnibus dantia sanctis per haec sacrata festalia. Mariam primum vox sonnet nostra, per quam nobis vitae sunt data praemia; Regina, … 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

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