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Veni, redemptor gentium

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Hymn at Vespers on Christmas Day

 
The text of this chant (proper to Christmas Eve Vespers) is one of the finest of the early Christian hymns, known in many translations including Luther’s famous German version Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland. The music comes from the rich repertory of Sarum chants (that is, the chants used in the pre-Reformation liturgy at Salisbury Cathedral), and is also found in the Aberdeen, York and Mozarabic breviaries.

from notes by Collegium Records 1995

Recordings

Christmas with The Tallis Scholars
CDGIM2022CDs for the price of 1
Sarum Chant
CDGIM017

Details

Track 16 on CDGIM017 [4'30]
Track 16 on CDGIM202 CD2 [4'30] 2CDs for the price of 1

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