Constitues eos (Gradual)

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Gradual for feasts of the SS. Peter & Paul and St Peter’s chains, also sometimes found in the Common of Saints: the Alleluia verse following Nunes Garcia's setting is one assigned in the Liber usualis to Bartholomew the Apostle.
Source of text is Psalm 44:17-18 (Vulgate)

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

44:17b  Constitues eos principes super omnem terram:
44:18a  Memores erunt nominis tui, Domine.

Versus
44:17a  Pro patribus tuis nati sunt tibi filii;
44:18b  propterea populi confitebuntur tibi.

[Alleluia; Te gloriosus Apostolorum chorus laudat Domine.]

English.png English translation

45:17b  Thou shalt make them princes in all lands.
45:18a  They will remember thy Name, O Lord.

Versus
45:17a  Instead of thy fathers thou shalt have children;
45:18b  therefore shall the people give thanks unto thee.

[Alleluia; The glorious company of the apostles praise thee, O Lord. Alleluia.]

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