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*[[Anonymous]]
 
*[[Anonymous]]
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Ambrosian chant)|Ambrosian Chant]]
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Ambrosian chant)|Ambrosian Chant]] ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Gregorian chant)|Gregorian Chant]]
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Gregorian chant)|Gregorian Chant]]
**[[Gloria-Ave Regina coelorum (Anonymous)|Trent codex 87]] 1470's. ATT, with Gloria in top voice.
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**[[Gloria-Ave Regina coelorum (Anonymous)|Trent codex 87]] 1470's. ATT, with Gloria in top voice. ("Salve radix, ex … semper")
**[[Ave Regina cælorum (Anonymous)|Trent 89]] SATTB
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**[[Ave Regina cælorum (Anonymous)|Trent 89]] SATTB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina celorum (Anonymous)|Trent 91]] ATB
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**[[Ave Regina celorum (Anonymous)|Trent 91]] ATB ("…Mater regis…")
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Anonymous)|Musica colonial archive]] SATB
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Anonymous)|Musica colonial archive]] SATB
 
*[[Gregor Aichinger]]
 
*[[Gregor Aichinger]]
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 3 (Gregor Aichinger)|a 3]] SST
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 3 (Gregor Aichinger)|a 3]] SST ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Gregor Aichinger)|a 4 (I)]] SATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Gregor Aichinger)|a 4 (I)]] SATB ("Salve radix, salve porta")
**[[Ave Regina coelorum II (Gregor Aichinger)|a 4 (II)]] SATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum II (Gregor Aichinger)|a 4 (II)]] SATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*[[Felice Anerio]]
 
*[[Felice Anerio]]
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Felice Anerio)|a 4 (I)]] SATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Felice Anerio)|a 4 (I)]] SATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina coelorum II (Felice Anerio)|a 4 (II)]] SATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum II (Felice Anerio)|a 4 (II)]] SATB ("Salve radix, salve porta … semper")
 
*[[Ave regina caelorum (Giovanni Francesco Anerio)|<span style="color:gray">Giovanni Francesco Anerio</span>]] SATB All editions withdrawn
 
*[[Ave regina caelorum (Giovanni Francesco Anerio)|<span style="color:gray">Giovanni Francesco Anerio</span>]] SATB All editions withdrawn
 
*[[Ave Regina (Benedict Anton Aufschnaiter)|Benedict Anton Aufschnaiter]] SATB & orchestra
 
*[[Ave Regina (Benedict Anton Aufschnaiter)|Benedict Anton Aufschnaiter]] SATB & orchestra
 
*[[Giovanni Bassano]]
 
*[[Giovanni Bassano]]
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 8 (Giovanni Bassano)|a 8]] AATT.TTTB or SATB.ATTB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 8 (Giovanni Bassano)|a 8]] AATT.TTTB or SATB.ATTB ("Salve radix et porta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina a 12 (Giovanni Bassano)| a 12]] ATTB.ATBB.TBBB or SATB.SATB.SATB
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**[[Ave Regina a 12 (Giovanni Bassano)| a 12]] ATTB.ATBB.TBBB or SATB.SATB.SATB ("Salve radix et porta … semper")
 
*[[4 Antiphonae Mariae (Franz Bühler)|4 Antiphonae Mariae (Franz Bühler)]] SATB & orchestra
 
*[[4 Antiphonae Mariae (Franz Bühler)|4 Antiphonae Mariae (Franz Bühler)]] SATB & orchestra
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (William Byrd)|William Byrd]] ATTB
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*[[Ave Regina coelorum (William Byrd)|William Byrd]] ATTB ("Salve radix, salve porta")
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Francesco Cavalli)|Francesco Cavalli]] TB & bc
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*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Francesco Cavalli)|Francesco Cavalli]] TB & bc ("porta")
 
*[[Ave Regina (Mark_Chapman)|Mark Chapman]] SSSAAA
 
*[[Ave Regina (Mark_Chapman)|Mark Chapman]] SSSAAA
 
*Marc-Antoine Charpentier
 
*Marc-Antoine Charpentier
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**[[Ave Regina (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)|Marc-Antoine Charpentier]] Solo SS & bc; identical? to [[Ave regina caelorum, H. 22 (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)]] arr. SATB ''a Capp.''
 
**[[Ave Regina (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)|Marc-Antoine Charpentier]] Solo SS & bc; identical? to [[Ave regina caelorum, H. 22 (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)]] arr. SATB ''a Capp.''
 
**H 45 ''Antienne a la Vierge Ave Regina coelorum à 4 voix & 2 dessus de vln.''  
 
**H 45 ''Antienne a la Vierge Ave Regina coelorum à 4 voix & 2 dessus de vln.''  
*[[Ave Regina Caelorum (Sebastiano Cherici)|Sebastiano Cherici]] SAB & bc
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*[[Ave Regina Caelorum (Sebastiano Cherici)|Sebastiano Cherici]] SAB & bc ("porta")
*[[Ave Regina Caelorum (Carlo Cozzi)|Carlo Cozzi]] SAB & bc
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*[[Ave Regina Caelorum (Carlo Cozzi)|Carlo Cozzi]] SAB & bc ("porta")
 
*[[Guillaume Dufay]] [[Ave Regina caelorum (Guillaume Dufay)|(3 settings in all)]]
 
*[[Guillaume Dufay]] [[Ave Regina caelorum (Guillaume Dufay)|(3 settings in all)]]
**[[Ave Regina coelorum I (Guillaume Dufay)|a 3]] STT, STB or ATB, also arr. SATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum I (Guillaume Dufay)|a 3]] STT, STB or ATB, also arr. SATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 4 (Guillaume Dufay)|a 4]] SATB
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 4 (Guillaume Dufay)|a 4]] SATB
*[[Ave Regina celorum (John Dunstable)|John Dunstable]] SAT
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*[[Ave Regina celorum (John Dunstable)|John Dunstable]] SAT ("Salve radix sancta …Ave gloriosa …  semper")
 
*[[4 Marienantiphonen mit Orgel (L. B. Est)|L. B. Est]] SAB & organ
 
*[[4 Marienantiphonen mit Orgel (L. B. Est)|L. B. Est]] SAB & organ
 
*[[Ave Regina (Carlotta Ferrari)|Carlotta Ferrari]] SSA
 
*[[Ave Regina (Carlotta Ferrari)|Carlotta Ferrari]] SSA
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Fabio Fresi)|Fabio Fresi]] SAATB
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Fabio Fresi)|Fabio Fresi]] SAATB
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Walter Frye)|Walter Frye]] ATB (a different text)
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*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Walter Frye)|Walter Frye]] ATB (a different text, "…Mater regis angelorum")
 
*[[Robert Führer]]
 
*[[Robert Führer]]
 
**[[Ave Regina (Robert Führer)|I]] SATB & orchestra
 
**[[Ave Regina (Robert Führer)|I]] SATB & orchestra
 
**[[Marienantiphonen (Robert Führer)|II]] SATB & orchestra
 
**[[Marienantiphonen (Robert Führer)|II]] SATB & orchestra
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Johann Joseph Fux)|Johann Joseph Fux]] SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Johann Joseph Fux)|Johann Joseph Fux]] SATB
*[[Ave Regina (Andrea Gabrieli)|Andrea Gabrieli]] SATB.ATTB or ATBB.TBBB
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*[[Ave Regina (Andrea Gabrieli)|Andrea Gabrieli]] SATB.ATTB or ATBB.TBBB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*[[Mariano Garau]]
 
*[[Mariano Garau]]
 
**[[Ave Regina caelorum (Mariano Garau)|a 2]] ST & organ
 
**[[Ave Regina caelorum (Mariano Garau)|a 2]] ST & organ
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum II (Mariano Garau)|a 4]] SATB
 
**[[Ave Regina coelorum II (Mariano Garau)|a 4]] SATB
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Carlo Gesualdo)|Carlo Gesualdo]] SATTB
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*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Carlo Gesualdo)|Carlo Gesualdo]] SATTB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Georges Guiraud)|Georges Guiraud]] unison (children alternating with men) & organ
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Georges Guiraud)|Georges Guiraud]] unison (children alternating with men) & organ
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Nicolas Gombert)|Nicolas Gombert]] SATTB
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*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Nicolas Gombert)|Nicolas Gombert]] SATTB ("Salve radix sancta … gude gloriosa … semper")
 
*Charles Gounod
 
*Charles Gounod
 
**[[Ave Regina, CG 103 (Charles Gounod)|Ave Regina, CG 103]] ST & organ
 
**[[Ave Regina, CG 103 (Charles Gounod)|Ave Regina, CG 103]] ST & organ
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**[[Ave Regina, CG 121 (Charles Gounod)|Ave Regina, CG 121]] TTBB
 
**[[Ave Regina, CG 121 (Charles Gounod)|Ave Regina, CG 121]] TTBB
 
**[[Ave Regina, CG 134 (Charles Gounod)|Ave Regina, CG 134]] SATB
 
**[[Ave Regina, CG 134 (Charles Gounod)|Ave Regina, CG 134]] SATB
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Alessandro Grandi)|Alessandro Grandi]] SSATB & bc
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*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Alessandro Grandi)|Alessandro Grandi]] SSATB & bc ("porta"
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum, op.17/2 (Ciro Grassi)|Ciro Grassi]] SSA
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum, op.17/2 (Ciro Grassi)|Ciro Grassi]] SSA
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Francisco Guerrero)|Francisco Guerrero]] SATB
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*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Francisco Guerrero)|Francisco Guerrero]] SATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum, MH 140 (Johann Michael Haydn)|Johann Michael Haydn ''Ave Regina caelorum'', MH 140]] SATB.SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum, MH 140 (Johann Michael Haydn)|Johann Michael Haydn ''Ave Regina caelorum'', MH 140]] SATB.SATB
 
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{{Middle}}
 
*[[Ave Regina (Oliver Hayes)|Oliver Hayes]] SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina (Oliver Hayes)|Oliver Hayes]] SATB
 
*[[4 Marianische Antiphonen (Karl Kempter)|Karl Kempter]] SAB & organ
 
*[[4 Marianische Antiphonen (Karl Kempter)|Karl Kempter]] SAB & organ
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Pierre de la Rue)|Pierre de la Rue]] SATB
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*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Pierre de la Rue)|Pierre de la Rue]] SATB ("Salve radix sancta")
 
*[[Orlando di Lasso]] ([[Ave Regina caelorum (Orlando di Lasso)|disambiguation page]])
 
*[[Orlando di Lasso]] ([[Ave Regina caelorum (Orlando di Lasso)|disambiguation page]])
 
**[[Ave Regina caelorum a 3 (Orlando di Lasso)|a 3]] STB (alternative Latin text)
 
**[[Ave Regina caelorum a 3 (Orlando di Lasso)|a 3]] STB (alternative Latin text)
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 4 (Orlando di Lasso)|a 4]] SATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 4 (Orlando di Lasso)|a 4]] SATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 5 (Orlando di Lasso)|a 5]] SSATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 5 (Orlando di Lasso)|a 5]] SSATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 6 (1582) (Orlando di Lasso)|a 6, first published 1582; CCCLVIII in 1604 collection]] SSATTB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 6 (1582) (Orlando di Lasso)|a 6, first published 1582; CCCLVIII in 1604 collection]] SSATTB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 6 (1604) (Orlando di Lasso)|a 6, CCCLIX in 1604 collection]] SAATBB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum a 6 (1604) (Orlando di Lasso)|a 6, CCCLIX in 1604 collection]] SAATBB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
*[[Ave Regina Coelorum (Isabella Leonarda)|Isabella Leonarda]] ATTB
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*[[Ave Regina Coelorum (Isabella Leonarda)|Isabella Leonarda]] ATTB ("Salve radix porta")
 
*Caroline Lesemann-Elliott
 
*Caroline Lesemann-Elliott
 
**[[Three Advent hymns (Caroline Lesemann-Elliott)|S(S)ATB]]
 
**[[Three Advent hymns (Caroline Lesemann-Elliott)|S(S)ATB]]
 
**[[Ave Regina caelorum (Caroline Lesemann-Elliott)|A(A)TB]]
 
**[[Ave Regina caelorum (Caroline Lesemann-Elliott)|A(A)TB]]
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Alonso Lobo)|Alonso Lobo]] SSATB or AATBB
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*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Alonso Lobo)|Alonso Lobo]] SSATB or AATBB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Antonio Lotti)|Antonio Lotti]] SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Antonio Lotti)|Antonio Lotti]] SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Marco Molinari)|Marco Molinari]] SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Marco Molinari)|Marco Molinari]] SATB
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Cristóbal de Morales)|Cristóbal de Morales]] SAATB
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*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Cristóbal de Morales)|Cristóbal de Morales]] SAATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm)|Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm]] SSA
 
*[[Ave Regina coelorum (Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm)|Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm]] SSA
 
*[[Ave Regina Coelorum (José Maurício Nunes Garcia)|José Maurício Nunes Garcia]] SATB & organ
 
*[[Ave Regina Coelorum (José Maurício Nunes Garcia)|José Maurício Nunes Garcia]] SATB & organ
 
*[[Ave Regina a 8 (Juan Gutierrez de Padilla)|Juan Gutierrez de Padilla]] SATB.SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina a 8 (Juan Gutierrez de Padilla)|Juan Gutierrez de Padilla]] SATB.SATB
 
* [[Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina]] [[Ave Regina caelorum (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|5 or 6 settings in all]])
 
* [[Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina]] [[Ave Regina caelorum (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|5 or 6 settings in all]])
** [[Ave Regina coelorum a 4 (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|a 4]] SSSA
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** [[Ave Regina coelorum a 4 (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|a 4]] SSSA ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
** [[Ave Regina caelorum a 5 (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|a 5]] SATTB  
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** [[Ave Regina caelorum a 5 (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|a 5]] SATTB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
** [[Ave regina coelorum a8 (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|a 8]] SSAT.ATTB
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** [[Ave regina coelorum a8 (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)|a 8]] SSAT.ATTB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Fabrizio Perone)|Fabrizio Perone]] SATB
 
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Fabrizio Perone)|Fabrizio Perone]] SATB
*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Peter Philips)|Peter Philips]] SSATB
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*[[Ave Regina caelorum (Peter Philips)|Peter Philips]] SSATB  
 
*Costanzo Porta
 
*Costanzo Porta
**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Costanzo Porta)|4 vv]] SATB
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**[[Ave Regina coelorum (Costanzo Porta)|4 vv]] SATB ("Salve radix, salve porta … semper")
**[[Ave Regina caelorum cum 5 vocibus (Costanzo Porta)|Ave Regina caelorum cum 5 vocibus]] ATTBB
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**[[Ave Regina caelorum cum 5 vocibus (Costanzo Porta)|Ave Regina caelorum cum 5 vocibus]] ATTBB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
*[[Ave Regina a 3 (Leonel Power)|Leonel Power]] ATB
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*[[Ave Regina a 3 (Leonel Power)|Leonel Power]] ATB ("Salve radix sancta … semper")
 
*Josef Rheinberger [[Ave Regina, op. 140 Nr. 4 (Josef Rheinberger)|Op. 140 Nr. 4]] SATB (organ ad lib.) a duplicate(?) of the collections:  
 
*Josef Rheinberger [[Ave Regina, op. 140 Nr. 4 (Josef Rheinberger)|Op. 140 Nr. 4]] SATB (organ ad lib.) a duplicate(?) of the collections:  
 
**[[5 Hymnen op. 140 (Josef Rheinberger)|5 Hymnen Op. 140]]  
 
**[[5 Hymnen op. 140 (Josef Rheinberger)|5 Hymnen Op. 140]]  
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==Text and translations==
 
==Text and translations==
The text of this antiphon appears to have remained fairly unchanged since the 12th century, small variants being noted below. Dufay's setting is unique in ending with an Alleluia, which probably stems from the earlier use of the antiphon at the Annunciation.
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The text of this antiphon appears to have remained fairly unchanged since the 12th century, lines 3 & 8 being standardized as noted below in the Breviary of Pope Clement VIII, published in 1602. Dufay's setting is unique in ending with an Alleluia, which probably stems from the earlier use of the antiphon at the Annunciation.
 
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{{Text|Latin|
 
{{Text|Latin|
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Vale, o valde decora,
 
Vale, o valde decora,
 
Et pro nobis Christum [semper] exora.
 
Et pro nobis Christum [semper] exora.
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{{Mdl|3}}{{Translation|English|
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Hail, Queen of Heaven.
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Hail, Lady of Angels
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Hail, root, hail, gate [hail, holy root]
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From whom unto the world a light has arisen:
  
Dignare me laudare te Virgo sacrata
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Rejoice, glorious Virgin,
Da mihi virtutem contra hostes tuos.
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Lovely beyond all others,
 
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Farewell, most beautiful maiden,
'''Alternative Latin text'''
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And [ever] pray for us to Christ.
Ave regina caelorum,
 
ave domina angelorum,
 
vale stirps sancta,
 
per quam mundi lux est orta.
 
 
 
Vale gloriosa
 
super omnes speciosa,
 
salve vale decora
 
et pro nobis semper Christum exora.
 
 
}}
 
}}
{{Middle}}
 
{{Translation|English|
 
Hail, O Queen of Heav'n enthron'd,
 
Hail, by angels Mistress own'd
 
Root of Jesse, Gate of morn,
 
Whence the world's true light was born.
 
  
Glorious Virgin, joy to thee,
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{{Middle|3}}
Loveliest whom in Heaven they see,
 
Fairest thou where all are fair!
 
Plead with Christ our sins to spare.
 
 
 
V. Allow me to praise thee, holy Virgin.
 
R. Give me strength against thy enemies.
 
 
 
Translation by [[Edward Caswall]]<br>
 
from http://www.preces-latinae.org/thesaurus/BVM/AveRegina.html
 
}}
 
 
{{Translation|Spanish|
 
{{Translation|Spanish|
 
Salve, reina de los cielos,
 
Salve, reina de los cielos,
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Ruega siempre a Cristo por nosotros.
 
Ruega siempre a Cristo por nosotros.
 
}}
 
}}
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{{btm}}
  
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{{top}}{{Translation|Vietnamese|
{{Top}}
 
{{Translation|Vietnamese|
 
'''Compline'''
 
 
Kính lạy Bà, Vị Nữ Hoàng Thiên Quốc,
 
Kính lạy Bà, Vị Nữ Hoàng Thiên Quốc,
 
Lạy Nữ Vương trên chín phẩm thiên thần,
 
Lạy Nữ Vương trên chín phẩm thiên thần,
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Bà hiển vinh, Bà diễm lệ khôn tày.
 
Bà hiển vinh, Bà diễm lệ khôn tày.
 
Bên toà Chúa Kitô, Ngôi Thánh Tử,
 
Bên toà Chúa Kitô, Ngôi Thánh Tử,
Cúi lạy Bà, xin nguyện giúp cầu thay.}}
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Cúi lạy Bà, xin nguyện giúp cầu thay.
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}}
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{{mdl}}{{Text|Caswall's {{Cat|77. 77}} metric paraphrase|cat=no|
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Hail, O Queen of Heav'n enthron'd,
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Hail, by angels Mistress own'd
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Root of Jesse, Gate of morn,
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Whence the world's true light was born.
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Glorious Virgin, joy to thee,
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Loveliest whom in Heaven they see,
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Fairest thou where all are fair!
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Plead with Christ our sins to spare.
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''Translation by [[Edward Caswall]] from [http://www.preces-latinae.org/thesaurus/BVM/AveRegina.html preces-latinae.org]
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}}
 
{{Bottom}}
 
{{Bottom}}
  
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In the context of {{CC|Compline}} a versicle & response as well as a collect follow, rarely if ever set to music:
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:℣ ''Dignare me laudare te Virgo sacrata
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:℟ ''Da mihi virtutem contra hostes tuos.
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{{mdl}}
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V. Allow me to praise thee, holy Virgin.
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R. Give me strength against thy enemies.
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{{btm}}
 
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Latest revision as of 04:59, 19 January 2020

The Ave Regina caelorum is sung as the concluding votive antiphon of the Divine Office during the pre-Lent and Lenten seasons, i.e. from the Feast of the Presentation (2nd February) until Maundy Thursday.

It appears to be of monastic origin but the author is unknown (dating from around the 12th century). Herman Contractus (+1054) is often suggested as the author, for he wrote several popular Marian antiphons around then. This antiphon is one of the traditional concluding antiphons for Compline in use since the 13th century. It is traditionally recited from the Feast of the Purification (Feb. 2) until Wednesday in Holy Week.

View the Wikipedia article on Ave Regina caelorum.


Musical settings at CPDL

 

Text and translations

The text of this antiphon appears to have remained fairly unchanged since the 12th century, lines 3 & 8 being standardized as noted below in the Breviary of Pope Clement VIII, published in 1602. Dufay's setting is unique in ending with an Alleluia, which probably stems from the earlier use of the antiphon at the Annunciation.

Latin.png Latin text

Ave Regina coelorum,
Ave Domina Angelorum:
Salve radix, salve porta, [or Salve, radix sancta,]
Ex qua mundo lux est orta:

Gaude Virgo gloriosa,
Super omnes speciosa,
Vale, o valde decora,
Et pro nobis Christum [semper] exora.
 

English.png English translation

Hail, Queen of Heaven.
Hail, Lady of Angels
Hail, root, hail, gate [hail, holy root]
From whom unto the world a light has arisen:

Rejoice, glorious Virgin,
Lovely beyond all others,
Farewell, most beautiful maiden,
And [ever] pray for us to Christ.
 

Spanish.png Spanish translation

Salve, reina de los cielos,
Salve, señora de los ángeles,
Salve, raíz santa,
de quien nació la luz al mundo.

Alégrate, Virgen gloriosa,
entre todas la más bella.
Salve a tí, la más hermosa.
Ruega siempre a Cristo por nosotros.
 

Vietnamese.png Vietnamese translation

Kính lạy Bà, Vị Nữ Hoàng Thiên Quốc,
Lạy Nữ Vương trên chín phẩm thiên thần,
Là Cội Thiêng là Cửa Trời vinh phúc,
Đem Vầng Hồng rực rỡ xuống trần gian.

Mừng vui lên, mừng vui lên Trinh Nữ,
Bà hiển vinh, Bà diễm lệ khôn tày.
Bên toà Chúa Kitô, Ngôi Thánh Tử,
Cúi lạy Bà, xin nguyện giúp cầu thay.
 

Caswall's 77. 77 metric paraphrase text

Hail, O Queen of Heav'n enthron'd,
Hail, by angels Mistress own'd
Root of Jesse, Gate of morn,
Whence the world's true light was born.

Glorious Virgin, joy to thee,
Loveliest whom in Heaven they see,
Fairest thou where all are fair!
Plead with Christ our sins to spare.

Translation by Edward Caswall from preces-latinae.org
 

In the context of Compline a versicle & response as well as a collect follow, rarely if ever set to music:

Dignare me laudare te Virgo sacrata
Da mihi virtutem contra hostes tuos.

V. Allow me to praise thee, holy Virgin. R. Give me strength against thy enemies.