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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Regina Caeli

Ohhh, it's been way too long since my last post and I'm feeling, well, guilty.  So I'll start back simply, the best way I know how. Hiding behind our Queen of Heaven's apron strings :-)   Here is a majestic version of Regina Caeli which is one of my favorite chant antiphons. It is translated below for you non-latin types. (I can relate).  Listen to the reverb.  You can almost hear the natural harmonies bouncing off those ancient walls as the antiphon repeats. Glorious. If I ever make it to heaven, I think this is the music that accompanies us on the stairway.  (Thinking of you, Sheila as I know you love this as much as I do!)




Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia. 
For He whom you did merit to bear, alleluia. 
Has risen, as he said, alleluia. 
Pray for us to God, alleluia.

2 comments:

  1. Glad you're back. We've sung this chant together many times...

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  2. And I miss singing it with you, Robbie!!!

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