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Thomas Pavlechko Tantum Ergo

Categories
Anthems, Communion Anthems
Instrument(s)
Unaccompanied [a cappella]
Voicing
SATB+
Original Publication
Sewanee Composer's Project - Vol. 15
Difficulty
Moderately Difficult
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

SATB, divisi throughout. Optional organ. Atmospheric and lush.

In Latin.

Tantum ergo Sacramentum
Veneremur cernui:
Et antiquum documentum
Novo cedat ritui:
Praestet fides supplementum
Sensuum defectui.

Genitori, Genitoque
Laus et jubilatio,
Salus, honor, virtus quoque
Sit et benedictio:
Procedenti ab utroque
Compar sit laudatio.

[Let us, with heads bowed
Venerate so great a Sacrament,

And let the old practice yield
To the new rite;

Let faith provide a supplement
For the failure of the senses.

To the Begetter and the Begotten
Be praise and jubilation,

Hail, honour, virtue and equal praise
Be to Him, who proceeds from both.
]

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Mark Schweizer
P.O. Box 249
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
Phone 828.859.0323
Toll Free 877.822.0304

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