Seven Sorrows of Mary (Sept 15) - Chant sources



The Invitatory antiphon


Hymn (O quot undis lacrimarum): Cantus Selectii, pg 129*

Responsory: In toto corde tuo gémitus Matris, Nocturnale Romanum, 302*


Exaltation of Holy Cross - sources for the chants

Sources for the chants for the feast are listed below.

Invitatory antiphon and hymn
Ant. Christum Regem pro nobis in Cruce exaltátum, * Veníte, adorémus.
Liber Responsorialis, 437;
Nocturnale Romanum (NR) 283*

Hymn: Pange lingua


Liber Responsorialis, 437


Nocturn I
Ant 1. Nóbile lignum * exaltátur, Christi fides rútilat, dum Crux ab ómnibus venerátur.  
Psalm 1

NR 284*
Ant 2. Sancta Crux * extóllitur a cunctis régibus, virga régia erígitur, in qua Salvátor triumphávit. 
Psalm 2

NR 284*
Ant 3. O Crux venerábilis, * quæ salútem attulísti míseris, quibus te éfferam præcóniis, quóniam vitam nobis cǽlitem præparásti.
Psalm 4

NR 284*
Ant 4. O Crucis victória * et admirábile signum, in cælésti cúria fac nos captáre triúmphum.
Psalm 5

NR 285*
Ant 5. Dulce lignum, dulces clavos, dulce pondus sustinuit, quae sola digna fuit portare pretium hujus saeculi.
Psalm 8

Ant 6. Funéstæ mortis * damnátur supplícium, dum Christus, in Cruce, nostra destrúxit víncula críminum.
Psalm 10

NR 285*
V. Hoc signum Crucis erit in cælo.
R. Cum Dóminus ad judicándum vénerit.


Responsory 1: Gloriosum diem sacra veneratur - NR 165-6*
Responsory 2: Crux fidelis - NR 166*; Gregofacsimil;  Processionale Monasticum 152-3
Responsory 3: Hæc est arbor digníssima – NR 166*
Responsory 4: O crux benedicta - Gregofacsimil (different verse); cantus database

Nocturn II
Ant 1. Rex exaltátur * in ǽthera, cum nóbile trophǽum Crucis ab univérsis christícolis adorátur per sǽcula.
Psalm 20

NR 286*
Ant 2.  Virga tua, et báculus tuus: * ipsa me consoláta sunt.
Psalm 22


Ant 3. Adorámus te, Christe, * et benedícimus tibi, quia per Crucem tuam redemísti mundum.
Psalm 95

NR 286*
Ant 4. Per lignum * servi facti sumus, et per sanctam Crucem liberáti sumus: fructus árboris sedúxit nos, Fílius Dei redémit nos, allelúia.
Psalm 96

NR 286-7*
Ant 5. Salvátor mundi, * salva nos: qui per Crucem et sánguinem tuum redemísti nos, auxiliáre nobis, te deprecámur, Deus noster.
Psalm 97

NR 287*
Ant 6. Adoremus crucis signaculum,per quod salutis sumpsimus sacramentum.
Psalm 98

V. Adorámus te, Christe, et benedícimus tibi.
R. Quia per Crucem tuam redemísti mundum.


Responsory 5: Nos autem gloriari – NR 168*
Responsory 6: Dum sacrum pignus 0 NR 169*
Responsory 7: Hoc signum Crucis - NR 169*; Gregofacsimil
Responsory 8: Per signum Crucis - Cantus database

Nocturn III
Ant. Mihi autem absit gloriari, nisi in cruce Domini nostri Jesu Christi: per quem mihi mundus crucifixus est, et ego mundo.


Canticle 1: Habacuc 3:1-6
Canticle 2: Habacuc 3:7-12
Canticle 3: Habacuc 3:13-19
V. Omnis terra adoret te, et psallat tibi.
R. Psalmum dicat nómini tuo, Dómine.


Responsory 9: Dulce lignum, dulces clavos - NR 171*; Gregofacsimil
Responsory 10: Sicut Moyses exaltavit - NR 171-2*
Responsory 11: Tuam crucem adoramus - La Trobe Medieval database; Cantus
Responsory 12: Ecce Crucem Domini - Cantus 401104; LaTrobe Medieval Chant Database



Veni elécta mea - Virgins no 1


R. Veni, elécta mea, et ponam in te thronum meum * Quia concupívit Rex spéciem tuam.
V. Spécie tua et pulchritúdine tua inténde, próspere procéde, et regna.
R. Quia concupívit Rex spéciem tuam.
R. Come, O My chosen one, and I will establish My throne in thee;
* For the King hath greatly desired thy beauty.
V. In thy comeliness and thy beauty, go forward, fare prosperously, and reign.
R. For the King hath greatly desired thy beauty.

Used:

Common of virgins (not a martyr) no 1
St Teresa

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

LR 216
NR [119]
Gregofacsimil

Audio

Source notes

Gregorien

Feast of the Transfiguration - Matins chants and texts

Sources for the antiphons and responsories that I've been able to locate are listed below.  If you are aware of any alternative sources, please do let me know.

Translations for the responsories can be found by following the link to the feast here.

AM =Antiphonale Monasticum
LH= Liber Hymnarius
LR=Liber Responsorialis NR=Nocturnale Romanum
PM=Processionale Monasticum


CHANT SOURCES FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION

Invitatory antiphon: Summum Regem gloria - LR 445/NR 236*/LH (pg  408).

Hymn: Quicumque Christum quaeritis - LR 445/AM 995-6 (Vespers)/NR 237*

Nocturn I

Antiphons and psalms

1: Ant. Paulo minus * ab Angelis minorátus, glória et honóre coronátus est, et constitútus super ópera mánuum Dei - (NR 238*) Tone 1G: Ps 8

2: Revelávit Dóminus * condénsa, et in templo ejus omnes dicent glóriam - (NR 239*) 1G - Ps 28

3: Speciósus forma * præ fíliis hóminum, diffúsa est grátia in lábiis tuis -  (NR 240*) 1g: Ps 44

4.  Ecce nubes lucida obumbravit eos: paterna vos audita est: Hic est filius meus 8G: Ps 45


(Codex synopticon)

5. Petrus et qui cum illo praesentes erant, Christo laetificati videre gloriam Dei.  - IVe (Ps 46)

For chant see Slovak Early Music Database

6. Respondens Petrus ait ad Iesum: Dominue si vis faciamus hic tria tabernacula  - II (Ps 47)



Responsories

1. Surge, illumináre, NR 241*

2. In splendénte nube, NR 242*/PM 173

3. Vidéte qualem caritátem, NR 242*

4. Assumpsit Iesus Petrum



(Regensberg University)

Nocturn II

Psalms and antiphons


1. Illuminana tu mirabiliter (Ps 75) – NR 243*, IVE - Psalm 75

2. Melior est Mélior est dies una in átriis tuis, super míllia  - NR 244* -  Va : Ps 83

3. Gloriósa dicta sunt de te, cívitas Dei NR 245* – VIf: Ps 86

4.  Thabor et Hermon in nomine tuo exsultabunt:  tuum bracchium cum potentia NR 248* - VIIa - Ps 88

5. Lux orta est iusto et rectis corde laetitia – NR 250*  - VIIIG -  Ps 96

6. Confessionem et decorem induit amictus lumine sicut vestimento – NR 251* - I d - Ps 103

Responsories

5. Inebriáti sunt ab ubertáte  - NR 245*

6. Præceptor, bonum est nos  - NR 246*

7. Si ministrátio mortis - NR 246-7*

8. Assumptis hodie Dominus 



Nocturn III

Antiphon

Hodie ad patris vocem, transfigurato Domino, Moyses et Elias affluerunt splendidi, excessum eius, quem completurus erat, loquentes - canticles of Sundays throughout the year.

(Antiphonale synopticon)


Responsories

9. Vocávit nos Deus - NR 253*

10. Deus, qui fecit de ténebris lumen - NR 254*

11. Descendentibus illis de monte



12. Dum orasset Dominus - Cantus transcription


Jesus ut sanctificaret - Precious Blood no 1


R. Jesus, ut sanctificaret per suum sánguinem pópulum, extra portam passus est: * Exeámus ígitur ad eum extra castra, impropérium ejus portantes.
V. Nondum enim usque ad sánguinem restitístis advérsus peccátum repugnantes.
R. Exeámus ígitur ad eum extra castra, impropérium ejus portantes.
R. Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own Blood, suffered without the gate. * Let us go forth therefore unto Him without the camp, bearing His reproach.
V. Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.
R. Let us go forth therefore unto Him without the gate, bearing His reproach.

Used:

Precious Blood no 1

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

NR 208*

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Source notes



Móyses sumptum sánguinem - Precious Blood No 2


R. Móyses sumptum sánguinem respersit in pópulum: * Et ait: Hic est sanguis fœderis, quod pépigit Dóminus vobíscum.
V. Fide celebrávit Pascha et sánguinis effusióne, ne qui vastábat primitiva, tángeret eos.
R. Et ait: Hic est sanguis fœderis, quod pépigit Dóminus vobíscum.
R. Moses took the blood, and sprinkled all the people; * Saying: This is the blood of the Testament which God hath enjoined unto you.
V. Through faith he kept the Passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the first-born should touch them.
R. Saying: This is the blood of the Testament which God hath enjoined unto you.

Used

Precious Blood no 2

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

NR 209*

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Vos qui aliquándo erátis longe - Precious Blood No 3


R. Vos, qui aliquándo erátis longe, facti estis prope in sánguine Christi: * Ipse enim est pax nostra, qui fecit útraque unum.
V. Complácuit per eum reconciliare ómnia in ipsum, pacíficans per sánguinem crucis ejus, sive quæ in cælis sunt.
R. Ipse enim est pax nostra, qui fecit útraque unum.
R. Ye, who sometimes were far off, are made nigh by the Blood of Christ. * For He is our Peace, Who hath made both one.
V. It pleased [the Father that in Him should all fulness dwell, and,] having made peace through the Blood of His Cross, by Him to reconcile all things unto Himself, [by Him, I say,] whether they be things in earth or things in heaven.
R. For He is our Peace, Who hath made both one.

Used:

Feast of the Precious Blood No

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

NR 209*

Audio

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Christus dilexit nos - Precious Blood no 4


R.  Christus dilexit nos, et lavit nos in Sanguine suo: * Et fecit nos regnum et sacerdotes Deo et Patri.
V. Justificati in Sanguine Christi, salvi erimus ab ira per ipsum.
R. Et fecit nos regnum et sacerdotes Deo et Patri.
V. Glora Patri et Filio et Spiritui Sancto.
R. Et fecit nos regnum et sacerdotes Deo et Patri.
R.  Christ hath loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, *And hath made us a kingdom, and priests to God and his Father.
V. Being justified by his blood, shall we be saved from wrath through him.
R. And hath made us a kingdom, and priests to God and his Father.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
R. And hath made us a kingdom, and priests to God and his Father.

Used:

Feast of the Precious Blood No

Sources

Translation source: KE

Text: Rev 1:5-6; Romans 5:9

Chant

no chant found

Audio

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In timóre incolátus - Precious Blood no 5


R. In timóre incolátus vestri témpore conversámini * Sciéntes quod non corruptibílibus auro vel argénto redempti estis.
V. Sed pretióso sánguine quasi agni immaculáti Christi.
R. Sciéntes quod non corruptibílibus auro vel argénto redempti estis.
R. Pass the time of your sojourning here in fear, forasmuch as: * Ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold
V. But with the Precious Blood of Christ, as of a lamb without spot.
R. Ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold.

Used:

Feast of the Precious Blood No

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

NR 213*

Audio

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Empti estis pretio magno - Precious Blood no 6


R. Empti estis pretio magno: * Glorificáte et portate Deum in corpore vestro.
V. Pretio empti estis: nolíte fíeri servi hóminum.
R. Glorificáte et portate Deum in corpore vestro.
R. Ye are bought with a great price, therefore: * Glorify God and bear Him in your body.
V. Ye are bought with a price be not ye the servants of men.
R. Glorify God and bear Him in your body.

Used:

Feast of the Precious Blood No 6

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

NR 214*

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Commendat caritátem suam Deus - Precious Blood no 7


R. Commendat caritátem suam Deus in nobis:  * Quóniam cum adhuc peccatóres essemus, secúndum tempus Christus pro nobis mórtuus est.
V. Multo ígitur magis nunc justificáti in sánguine ipsíus, salvi érimus ab ira per ipsum.
R. Quóniam cum adhuc peccatóres essemus, secúndum tempus Christus pro nobis mórtuus est.
R. God commendeth His love toward us: * In that, while we were yet sinners, in due time Christ died for us.
V. Much more then being now justified by His Blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.
R. In that, while we were yet sinners, in due time Christ died for us.

Used:

Feast of the Precious Blood No 7

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

NR 214*

Audio

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Gratificavit nos Deus...Ecce venit - Precious Blood no 8


R: Gratificavit nos Deus in dilecto Filio suo * In quo habemus redemptionem per sanguinem ejus in remissionem peccatorum.
V: Ecce venit plenitudo temporis, in quo misit Deus Filium suum in terras.
R: In quo habemus redemptionem per sanguinem ejus in remissionem peccatorum.
R: He hath graced us in his beloved son * In whom we have redemption through his blood, in the remission of sins.
V: Behold when the fulness of the time was come, God sent his Son to the lands.
R: In whom we have redemption through his blood in the remission of sins.

Used:

Sacred Heart no 6

Sources

Translation source: KE/DR

Text: Ephesians 1:6-7; Galatians 4:4

Chant

not found

Hic est qui venit per aquam - Precious Blood no 9


R. Hic est, qui venit per aquam et sánguinem, Jesus Christus: * Non in aqua solum, sed in aqua et sánguine.
V. In die illa erit fons patens domui David et habitántibus Jerúsalem in ablutiónem peccatóris.
R. Non in aqua solum, sed in aqua et sánguine.
R. This is He That came by Water and Blood, even Jesus Christ;
* Not by Water only, but by Water and Blood.
V. In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness.
R. Not by Water only, but by Water and Blood.

Used:

Feast of the Precious Blood No 9

Sources

Translation source: DO

Text

Chant

NR 219-220*

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