Rorate coeli (Robert Hugill)
- Editor: Robert Hugill (submitted 2014-08-12). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 138 kB Copyright: CC BY ND
- Edition notes: Original Composition by Robert Hugill
First published: 2003
Description: A setting of verses from Isaiah 45 and Psalm 19 (Vulgate Psalm18) which form the Introit for the Fourth Sunday in Advent.
The motet is set for four part unaccompanied choir (SATB) and is part of Robert Hugill's sequence of motets Tempus per Annum setting the Latin introits for all the Sundays in the church's year and for major feasts.
Original text and translations
Rorate coeli desuper, et nubes pluant iustum: aperiatur terra, et germinet Salvatorem.
Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the Just: