Veni, Creator (A) (Franz Xaver Witt)

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  • (Posted 2012-05-24)  CPDL #26294:        (Sibelius 3) (Sibelius 5) (Sibelius 6)
Editor: Andris Solims (submitted 2012-05-24).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 36 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes: Edition in A-dur. The stanzas 2,4,6 can be sung from Gregorian Chant "Veni Creator Spiritus". Those can be recitated as well, too.

General Information

Title: Veni, Creator (A)
Composer: Franz Xaver Witt

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1902 in "Caecilia", Supplement, vol. XIX, n.7.
Description: Hymn for Pentecost Sunday. Can be used for Confirmation, Ordination and also at the start of Wedding Liturgy. In some countries is used also on 1st January during the Mass to invocate the blessing of the Holy Spirit for New Year.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Veni Creator Spiritus.