Veni Sancte Spiritus (Alan Gray)
- Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2022-06-04). Score information: A4, 1 page, 16 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: The descant with the words of the final verse of the hymn Come, thou Holy Spirit, come in the version in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard
- Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2022-06-04). Score information: A4, 1 page, 26 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Compiled from two sources: "A Book of Descants" (Organ Edition), 1924, and "A Book of Descants" (Treble Parts), 1920.
Title: Veni Sancte Spiritus
Composer: Alan Gray
Number of voices: 1v Voicing: S
Genre: Sacred, Descant
First published: 1920
Description: The descant is based on the hymn tune Veni, Sancte Spiritus, which can be found here.
Original text and translations
On the faithful, who adore
and confess thee, evermore
in thy sevenfold gifts descend:
give them virtue’s sure reward,
give them thy salvation, Lord,
give them joys that never end.