Category Archives: The Feast Of The Holy Innocents (December 28)

Audit Tyrannus Anxius

This hymn is used in the Office for the Feast of the Holy Innocents. In the Extrordinary Form, Part I is used for Matins and Part II for Lauds and Vespers. In the Ordinary form the entire hymn is used … Continue reading

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Lovely Flowers Of Martyrs, Hail !

This hymn is sung at Lauds and Vespers on the Feast of the Holy Innocents in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary form, it is combined with “Audit Tyrannus Anxius” as one hymn and sung at Lauds on the same … Continue reading

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When It Reach’d The Tyrant’s Ear,

This hymn is sung at Matins on the Feast of the Holy Innocents in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary form, it is combined with “Salvete Flores Martyrum” as one hymn and sung at Lauds on the same feast day. … Continue reading

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Coventry Carol

Lully, lullay, thou little tiny child, bye, bye, lully lullay. O sisters too, how may we do, for to preserve this day, this poor youngling for whom we sing, bye, bye lully lullay. Herod the king in his raging, charged … Continue reading

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