Veni Sancte Spiritus (Traditional)

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  • (Posted 2001-05-10)  CPDL #02648:  Network.png
Editor: Abel Di Marco (submitted 2001-05-10).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 6.41 MB   Copyright: Religious
Edition notes: keep looking; V's not strictly alphabetized

General Information

Title: Veni Sancte Spiritus
Composer: Anonymous (Gregorian chant)

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description:  Tonus Primus, Dorian mode. The sequence for Whitsunday.

Attributed to Innocent III, (1160 or 1161 -1216) or Stephen Langton (c. 1150 - 1228), but (with fewer adherents and less modern credibility to Robert King of France (996-1031), Notcker (840-912), and/or Ermanno Contratto ( 1054). Long discussion of authorship and sources in Blume, C., Bannister, H. Marriott., Adam, d. Saint Victor., Notker, B., Catholic Church. (1915). Thesauri hymnologici prosarium: Die Sequenzen des Thesaurus Hymnologicus .Leipzig: O.R. Reisland. AHMA (Analecta Hymnica Medii Aevi) vol 54 p. 234-9

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Original text and translations

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