Hail, Thou living Victim blest (Charles H. Giffen)

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  • (Posted 2020-01-07)   CPDL #56562:     
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2020-01-07).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 105 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Hymn without descants on first page, and the two descants are on the second page. Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 4.0.

General Information

Title: Hail, Thou living Victim blest
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
Lyricist: Hugh T. Henrycreate page (1862-1946)

Number of voices: 4+2vv   Voicing: SATB wtih SS Descants
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 76. 76. D (trochaic)

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 2020

Description: This English translation of the first three stanzas of Ave vivens hostia is set to the composer's hymn tune Graf. The Alto part, transposed up an octave, provides the descant for the second stanza, while a separately composed descant is given to the third stanza.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave vivens hostia.