Category Archives: The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (September 8)

O Saviour Of The World Forlorn

This hymn was used for Compline during Christmastide and on the Nativity of the BVM (Sept. 8) and All Saints (Nov. 1) in the Sarum Breviary. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O … 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 Feasts of the Purification, … Continue reading

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Salvator Mundi Domine

This hymn was used for Compline during Christmastide and on the Nativity of the BVM (Sept. 8) and All Saints (Nov. 1) in the Sarum Breviary. Salvator mundi Domine, Qui nos salvasti hodie, In hac nocte nos protege, Et salva … Continue reading

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Unus Bonorum Fons

This hymn was used for Vespers II for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Unus bonorum fons, Deus, omnium, Quam liberali fundis opes manu! Non ante concessis Mariam … Continue reading

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Mortale Cælo Tolle Genus Caput

This hymn was used for Lauds for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Mortale cælo tolle genus caput: En noctis horror desiit; en iubar Nascentis auroræ propinquum Admonuit … Continue reading

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Lætis Terra Sonet Plausibus

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Lætis terra sonet plausibus; huic Dei Mater virgo datur: munere quo nova Se rerum facies … Continue reading

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Debitam Morti Sobolem Crearat

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Debitam morti sobolem crearat Eva peccatrix: nova destinatur, Quæ sacro partu scelus atque mortem … Continue reading

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