O virgo virginum (Joachim Kelecom)

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  • CPDL #26724:        (Finale 2008)
Editor: Joachim Kelecom (submitted 2012-07-08).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 112 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: O virgo virginum
Composer: Joachim Kelecom

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSA
Genre: SacredAntiphon

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2012

Description: O virgo virginum is part of the so-called O antiphons, the magnificat antiphons of the 7 days before Christmas. Although Roman use has only 7, many liturgical traditions increase the number of antiphons in this series.
Sarum use adds this one on December 17th. It extends the famous achrostic verse ero cras (I will be (with thee) tomorrow) to vero cras (truly tomorrow).

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Original text and translations

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