Hoc corpus is the communion antiphon for Passion Sunday (Maundy Thursday in the Ordinary Form) and Corpus Christi (Year C).
Source of text is 1 Corinthians 11:24,25.
The Gregorian melody is in the eighth mode.
Settings by composers
- Gregorian chant
- Heinrich Isaac SATB
- Nobuaki Izawa SATB
- Melchor Robledo SATB
- Antoni Milà, at his Cathedral's choirbook SATB
Text and translations
Hoc corpus quod pro vobis tradetur:
(Das ist) der Leib, der für euch hingegeben wird:
This is my body which is given for you;