O Sacrum Convivium

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Difficulty
Moderately Difficult radio_button_checked radio_button_checked radio_button_checked radio_button_checked radio_button_unchecked
Voicing(s)
Instrumental Only?
No
Description

SATB a cappella. A masterpiece from Byrd's Gradualia collection. Text in Latin (Thomas Aquinas).

Lyrics
O sacrum convivium!in quo Christus sumitur:recolitur memoria passionis eius:mens impletur gratia:et futurae gloriae nobis pignus datur.Alleluia.[O sacred banquet! in which Christ is received, the memory of his Passion is renewed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory to us is given. Alleluia.]