Canite tuba

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A popular motet text, different from the Office antiphon for Advent IV Canite tuba in Syon, quia propre est dies Domini: ecce advent ad salvandum nos.

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Latin.png Latin text

Canite tuba in Sion, vocate gentes annuntiate populis et dicite:
Ecce Deus salvator noster adveniet.
Annuntiate et auditum facite loquimini et clamate:
Ecce Deus salvator noster adveniet.
 

English.png English translation

Blow the trumpet in Sion, address the nations, declare to the people and say:
Behold, God our Saviour draws nigh.
Declare, make heard by speaking and shout:
Behold, God our Saviour draws nigh.
 

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