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Haec dies quam fecit Dominus; <br>
 
Haec dies quam fecit Dominus; <br>
 
exultemus, et laetemur in ea.<br>
 
exultemus, et laetemur in ea.<br>
(Ps. 117:24; Matin Responsory, Circumcision)
 
  
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A day made holy dawns upon us; <br>
 
A day made holy dawns upon us; <br>

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General Information

Title: Dies sanctificatus
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 4vv  Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Motets
Language: Latin
Instruments: none, a cappella
Published:

Description: Ps. 117:24; Matins Responsory, Circumcision

Notes: Palestrina composed a parody mass on the basis of this motet, which is also available in CPDL.

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Original text and translations

Original text:

Latin.png Latin text

Dies sanctificatus illuxit nobis;
venite gentes, et adorate Dominum;
quia hodie descendit lux magna in terris.
Haec dies quam fecit Dominus;
exultemus, et laetemur in ea.

Translation(s):

English.png English translation

A day made holy dawns upon us;
O come, all nations, and adore the Lord;
for today a great light has descended upon earth.
This is the day the Lord has made;
let us be glad and rejoice in it.

translation by William Mahrt

Additonal notes

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Translation supplied by The St. Ann Choir, directed by William Mahrt.