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Hymn of the Day

May 2020

May 7

Hymn of the Day; Salve, Regina

The hymn of the day is Salve, Regina. Salve, Regina, or Hail, Holy Queen is one of the most beautiful antiphons’ in Catholicism. There are various melodies set to the text, with the most common among the laity being the setting I’ve posted. The authorship of the text is unknown, but it can be dated to the 11th century. It is a Marian...
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May 5

Hymn of the Day; An Wasserfl├╝ssen Babylon

The Hymn of the Day is An Wasserflüssen Babylon. An Wasserflüssen Babylon (By the Rivers of Babylon) is a German Chorale composed by Wolfgang Dachstein, and published in Lutheran hymnals in 1525. The hymn is a paraphrase of Psalm 137, which details Israel’s longing for Jerusalem during the Babylonian Exile. The chorale tune by...
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Hymn of the Day

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