Tag Archives: Advent

To Earth Descending, Word Sublime

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings on Sundays and weekdays during the Season of Advent in both Forms of the Roman Breviary as well as the Sarum Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Mondays I, V & … Continue reading

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Macht Hoch Die Tür, Die Tor’ Macht Weit

Macht hoch die Tür, die Tor’ macht weit, Es kommt der Herr der Herrlichkeit, Ein König aller Königreich’, Ein Heiland aller Welt zugleich, Der Heil und Leben mit sich bringt; Derhalben jauchzt, mit Freuden singt: Gelobet sei mein Gott, Mein … Continue reading

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Te Maiestatis Domine

This hymn is used as a hymn for Terce in the old Hymnarium and for Terce in Advent and on Pentecost in the Minor Offices of the Mozarabic Breviary.  This is the text as it appears in the Minor Offices … Continue reading

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Fit Porta Christi Pervia

This hymn appears in the old Hymnarium for the cycle of the year in the Mozarabic Breviary. It is difficult to make sense of exactly what the Latin rubrics are saying – above it in mentions a ‘hymn of the … Continue reading

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Gaudete Flores Martyrum

This hymn appears twice in the Mozarabic Breviary. In the Hymnarium it is listed simply as an Advent hymn. In the Proper of Saints it is listed for Vespers & Lauds for the Feast of Saint Acisclus and His Companions (Nov. … Continue reading

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Cunctarum Rerum Omnipotens

This hymn was used for Lauds on the First, Third, Fifth and Sixth Mondays of Advent in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Cunctarum rerum Omnipotens, Mundum salvare veniens, Formam assumpsit corporis Nostræ similitudinis. Qui regnat cum Altissimo, Virginis intrat uterum, Nasciturus in … Continue reading

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Mane Nobiscum Domine

This hymn was used for Vespers on Wednesday II & Friday V and Lauds on Friday II of Advent in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Mane nobiscum, Domine: Noctem obscuram remove: Omne delictum ablue: Pie medelam tribue. Quem iam venisse credimus, Redire … Continue reading

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