Category Archives: Easter

Regina Cæli Iubila

This is an Easter hymn to the Virgin Mary that appears to be somewhat based on the Regina Cæli. Regina cæli, iubila, Gaude Maria! Iam pulsa cedunt nubila, Alleluia! Lætare, O Maria! Quem digna terris gignere, Gaude Maria! Vivus resurgit … Continue reading

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Iam Surgit Hora Tertia

This hymn is used as a hymn for Terce during Easter in the Minor Offices of the Mozarabic Breviary.  Iam surgit, hora Tertia, Et nos intenti currimus, Psallendi opus implemus: Christum laudemus Dominum. Hora quoque iam Tertia Christus cruce suspensus … Continue reading

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Ihesu Redemtor Omnium

This hymn is used for the Terce during Easter Week in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary. I have left the spelling as it appears in the Breviary except for replacing all instances of the letter “j” with the … Continue reading

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Sacrata Christi Tempora

This hymn was used on Vespers I & II and Lauds on the Sunday after the Ascension in the Mozarabic Breviary. Sacrata Christi tempora Propheticis oraculis, Virtute firmans pectora, Fidei explevit veritas: Venisse mundi Dominum In templo sancti corporis, Ut … Continue reading

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Psallat Altitudo Cæli

This hymn was used for Vespers II on the Octave of Easter and Sundays III, IV, V & VI in the Proper of Time of the Mozarabic Breviary. This is taken from Prudentius’s “Hymnus Omnis Horæ” which is the same … Continue reading

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Te Centies Mille Legionum Angeli

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Octave of Easter and Sundays III, IV, V & VI in the Mozarabic Breviary. Te centies mille legionum Angeli Concentu plaudunt, et canora iubilant, Christe Iesu Alpha et Omega omnipotens, Sepultus … Continue reading

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Hic Est Dies Verus Dei

This hymn was used for Vespers & Lauds on Easter Sunday and all the weekdays of the Easter Season in the Mozarabic Breviary. It was also used for Lauds on the Octave of Easter and Sundays III, IV, V & … Continue reading

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