Nunc Dimittis (Jeremy Rawson)

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Editor: Jeremy Rawson (submitted 2015-05-14).   Score information: A4, 18 pages, 156 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Nunc Dimittis
Composer: Jeremy Rawson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2015

Description: A setting in Latin and English. Ideally it should be unaccompanied, but subtle accompaniment is better than losing pitch!

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Nunc dimittis servum tuum Domine
Secundum verbum tuum in pace
Quia viderunt oculi, mei salutare tuum
Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum
Lumen ad revelationem gentium
Et gloriam plebis tuae Israel.
Amen.
Vulgate, 4th Century

English.png English translation

Now Thou dost dismiss they servant, O Lord
According to the word in peace
Because my eyes have seen thy salvation
Which thou hast prepared before the face of all peoples
A light to the revelation of the gentiles
And the glory of thy people Israel
Amen.
Douay-Rheims, 1582