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Dies irae (Gregorian chant) with neumes and lyrics | Catholic Requiem Mass
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Dies irae (Gregorian chant) with neumes and lyrics | Catholic Requiem Mass

Dies irae is a Gregorian chant sequence used in the Requiem Mass (Mass for the Dead) in the Roman Catholic Church. It is commonly attributed to Thomas of Celano (c. 1256), a contemporary and friend of St. Francis of Assisi. This chant was mainly inspired by Zephaniah 1:15-16 and the Book of Revelation. It describes the Last Judgment where souls will be summoned before the throne of God: the just being saved and the wicked cast to eternal punishment. This chant is a vivid reminder that we will all eventually face death and judgment (memento mori), and it also calls us to pray for the souls who have died before us. Though it was written nearly 1000 years ago, it has been translated hundreds of times and has been referenced many times in literature and movies. Its melody has been used by composers for centuries in many pieces of classical music. Although this beautiful sequence (along with many other meaningful and beautiful traditions) was tragically eliminated from the Catholic funeral Mass after the Second Vatican Council, it is still used in the traditional Requiem Mass and is appreciated and loved by Christians throughout the world. If you enjoyed this music, join me in my VIP community where I send you some of my favorite sacred music that will take you to a heavenly place! Check it out here: https://kaliber.lpages.co/music/ ~Thank you for supporting independent music!~ If you liked this song, please give me a thumbs up and share your thoughts in the comments below. FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/whitneymaslak INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/whitneymaslakmusic SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/artist/69FuJ9xsQBxdSzhkNo859w?si=nmd6Ns1QSpuolrr52uzA1g YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/c/whitneymaslak LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/whitneymaslak
Ave Maris Stella with Latin/English Text | Relaxing Gregorian Chant
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Ave Maris Stella with Latin/English Text | Relaxing Gregorian Chant

If you enjoyed this music, join me in my VIP community where I send you some of my favorite sacred music that will take you to a heavenly place! Check it out here: https://kaliber.lpages.co/music/ ~Thank you for supporting independent music!~ If you liked this song, please give me a thumbs up and share your thoughts in the comments below. FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/whitneymaslak INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/whitneymaslakmusic SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/artist/69FuJ9xsQBxdSzhkNo859w?si=nmd6Ns1QSpuolrr52uzA1g YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/c/whitneymaslak LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/whitneymaslak Latin text: Ave, maris stella, Dei mater alma, atque semper virgo, felix cœli porta. Sumens illud «Ave» Gabrielis ore, funda nos in pace, mutans Evæ nomen. Solve vincla reis, profer lumen cæcis, mala nostra pelle, bona cuncta posce. Monstra te esse matrem, sumat per te precem qui pro nobis natus tulit esse tuus. Virgo singularis, inter omnes mitis, nos culpis solutos mites fac et castos. Vitam præsta puram, iter para tutum, ut videntes Jesum semper collætemur. Sit laus Deo Patri, summo Christo decus, Spiritui Sancto tribus honor unus. Amen. English text: Hail, bright star of ocean, God's own Mother blest, Ever sinless Virgin, Gate of heavenly rest. Taking that sweet Ave Which from Gabriel came, Peace confirm within us, Changing Eve’s name. Break the captives' fetters, Light on blindness pour, All our ills expelling, Every bliss implore. Show thyself a Mother; May the Word Divine, Born for us thy Infant, Hear our prayers through thine. Virgin all excelling, Mildest of the mild, Freed from guilt, preserve us, Pure and undefiled. Keep our life all spotless, Make our way secure, Till we find in Jesus, Joy forevermore. Through the highest heaven To the Almighty Three, Father, Son and Spirit, One same glory be. Amen.
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