• Tarik O'Regan
  • O vera digna hostia (O Thou from whom hell's monarch flies) from Sequence for St Wulfstan (2003)

  • Novello & Co Ltd (World)

Commissioned by The Vaulkhard Choral Trust for The Choir Schools' Association

Prize-winner in 'Concours Européen de Composition pour Choeurs et Maîtrises de Cathédrales 2003'

  • SATB
  • 5 min
  • St Wulfstan
  • English, Latin

Programme Note

Latin text sourced from MS 391, p. 247: Cambridge, Corpus Christi College (the Portiforium of St Wulfstan)
Translation: J. M. Neale (1818 - 1886)


O vera digna hostia,
Per quam fracta [sunt] tartara,
Redem[m]pta plebs captivata,
Reddita vita[e] pr[a]emia[!]

O Thou from whom hell's monarch flies,
O great, O very sacrifice
Thy captive people are set free,
And endless life restored in Thee!


Sequence for St. Wulfstan: O vera digna hostia


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