Category Archives: Evening Prayer / Vespers

Nos Imago Trinitatis

This hymn was used for Vespers for a unique feast from the Sarum Breviary. The Latin title of the feast, as it appears in the 1531 Folio edition of the Sarum Breviary, is “Festum Yconiæ (Iconiæ) Domini Salvatoris.” This may … Continue reading

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Adesto Sancta Trinitas

This hymn was used for Vespers and Matins on Trinity Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. Adesto Sancta Trinitas, Par splendor, una Deitas, Qui extas rerum omnium Sine fine principium. Te cælorum militia Laudat, adorat, prædicat, Triplexque mundi machina Benedicit per … Continue reading

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Chorus Novæ Ierusalem

This hymn was used for Vespers I of Sunday during Eastertide from the Octave of Easter until Ascension in the Sarum Breviary. Chorus novæ Ierusalem* Novam meli dulcedinem Promat colens cum sobriis Paschale festum gaudiis. Quo Christus invictus Leo, Dracone … Continue reading

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Ecce Tempus Idoneum

This hymn was used for Vespers from the Third Sunday of Lent to Passion Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. Ecce tempus idoneum, Medicina peccaminum, Quibus Deum offendimus, Corde, verbis, operibus: Qui pius et* propitius Nobis pepercit** hactenus, Ne nos cum … Continue reading

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Deus Creator Omnium

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I of Sunday (Saturday Evening) in the Sarum Breviary during the weeks following Epiphany. This is the text as it appears in the Sarum Breviary: Deus Creator omnium Polique Rector, vestiens … Continue reading

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Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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O City Of Our God, Jerusalem The Blest!

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers of the same Office in the Ordinary Form. It was used for Vespers I for the … Continue reading

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