O Virgin of Virgins (William Armiger)

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  • (Posted 2017-02-20)   CPDL #43211:     
Editor: William Armiger (submitted 2017-02-20).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 80 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: O Virgin of Virgins
Composer: William Armiger
Lyricist: Advent antiphon for 23rd Decembercreate page

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2016

Description: Motet suitable for 23rd December. Based upon the Great 'O' Antiphon for that day

External websites:

Original text and translations

English.png English text

O Virgin of virgins,
How shall this take place?
How shall this be?
For neither before thee
was there any like thee, nor shall there be after.

Daughters of Jerusalem why marvel ye at me?
The thing which ye behold is a Divine Mystery.
Ave Maria.

Original text and translations may be found at O Virgo virginum.