Tag Archives: Medieval Hymns

Good Friday: The Reproaches (The English Hymnal)

This is based on the Reproaches/Improperia for the Good Friday Liturgy in the Roman Missal sung during Adoration of the Cross. It is not a full translation. See notes below. This is the original text of this hymn as it … Continue reading

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Improperia

These are the Reproaches – in Latin Improperia – for the Good Friday Liturgy. These are sung during the Adoration of the Cross after the Ecce Lignum Crucis and before Crux Fidelis/Pange Lingua Gloriosi Lauream. This is the text of … Continue reading

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The World Is Very Evil

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: The world is very evil; The times are waxing late; Be sober and keep vigil, The Judge is at … Continue reading

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Hora Novissima

This hymn is taken from a larger poem entitled “De Contemptu Mundi.” This is the text of this hymn as it appears in an 1864 edition of “The Rhythm of Bernard de Morlaix, Monk of Cluny, on the Celestial Country.: … Continue reading

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Love Of the Father, Love Of God The Son

This hymn is based on a sequence that was used for the Wednesday following Pentecost in the Liège Missal: This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in a 1905 edition of the Yattendon Hymnal (1899) This … Continue reading

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Amor Patris Et Fillii

This hymn is a sequence that was used for the Wednesday following Pentecost in the Liège Missal: This is the text of this sequence as it appears in Thesaurus Hymnologicus, Vol. V. This text also appears in John Mason Neale’s … Continue reading

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What Sweet Of Life Endureth

This hymn is a translation of a troparion from the Byzantine Funeral Liturgy (Kedeia) in the Euchologion. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn … Continue reading

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