Mozart – Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K.243 (Radio Filharmonisch Orkest & Groot Omroepkoor)

Conducted by Frieder Bernius, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Netherlands Radio Philharmonic) and Groot Omroepkoor (Netherlands Radio Choir) perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K.243. Recorded: AVROTROS Friday concert on Friday 24 March 2017, in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. The AVROTROS Friday concert is a concert series of NPO Radio 4 and AVROTROS, in collaboration with NTR, the Stichting Omroep Muziek and TivoliVredenburg. Soloists: Sarah Wegener, soprano; Sophie Harmsen, alto; İlker Arcayürek, tenor; Sebastian Noack, bass. Published by the AVROTROS Klassiek channel.

Mozart – Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K.243 (Radio Filharmonisch Orkest & Groot Omroepkoor)

Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento

Latin Text

Kyrie – Chor and Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass Solo

Kyrie eleison.
Christe eleison.
Kyrie eleison.
Christe audi nos, exaudi nos.
Pater de coelis Deus,
miserere nobis.
Fili Redemptor mundi Deus,
miserere nobis.
Spiritus Sancte Deus,
miserere nobis.
Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus,
miserere nobis.

Panis Vivus – Tenor Solo

Panis vivus, que de coelo descendisti,
miserere nobis.
Deus absconditus et Salvator,
frumentun electorum,
miserere nobis.
Vinum germinans virgines,
miserere nobis.
Panis pinguis et deliciae regum,
miserere nobis.
Juge sacrificium, oblatio munda,
miserere nobis.
Agnus absque macula,
miserere nobis.
Mensa purissima, angelorum esca,
miserere nobis.
Manna absconditum,
miserere nobis.
Memoria mirabilium Dei,
panis supersubstantialis,
miserere nobis.

Verbum Caro Factum – Chor and Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass Solo

Verbum caro factum, habitans in nobis, miserere nobis.
Hostia sancta, calix benedictionis,
mysterium fidei, miserere nobis.
Praecelsum et venerabile Sacramentum,
sacrificium omnium sanctissimum,
miserere nobis.
Vere propitiatorium vivis et defunctis,
coeleste antidotum,
quo a peccatis praeservamur,
stupendum supra omnia miracula,
miserere nobis.
Sacratissima Dominicae
passionis commemoratio,
Donum transcendens omnem plenitudinem,
memoriale praecipuum divini amoris,
divinae affluentia largitatis,
miserere nobis.
Sacrosanctum et augustissimum mysterium,
pharmacum immortalitatis,
miserere nobis.

Tremendum – Chor

Tremendum ac vivificum Sacramentum,
miserere nobis.
Panis omnipotentia verbi caro factus,
miserere nobis.
Incruentum sacrificium,
miserere nobis.
Cibus et conviva, miserere nobis.

Dulcissimum Convivium – Soprano solo

Dulcissimum convivium,
cui assistunt Angeli ministrantes,
Sacramentum pietatis,
vinculum caritatis, miserere nobis.
Offerens et oblatio, miserere nobis.
Spiritualis dulcedo in proprio fonte degustata, refectio animarum sanctarum,
miserere nobis.

Viaticum – Soprano and Chor

Viaticum in Domino morentium,
miserere nobis.

Pignus – Chor

Pignus futurae gloriae,
miserere nobis.

Agnus Dei – Soprano Solo and Chor

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
parce nobis Domine.
Agus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
exaudi nos Domine.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
miserere nobis.

English translation

Kyrie – Chorus and Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass Solo

Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, hear us, graciously hear us.
God the Father of heaven,
have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
have mercy on us.
God the Holy Spirit,
have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God,
have mercy on us.

Panis Vivus – Tenor Solo

Living bread, who from heaven descended,
have mercy on us.
Hidden God and Savior,
grain of the elect,
have mercy on us.
Vine sprouting forth virgins,
have mercy on us.
Wholesome Bread and delicacy of kings,
have mercy on us.
Perpetual sacrifice, clean oblation,
have mercy on us.
Lamb without spot,
have mercy on us.
Most pure feast, food of the angels,
have mercy on us.
Hidden manna,
have mercy on us.
Memory of God’s wonders,
supersubstantial bread,
have mercy on us.

Verbum Caro Factum – Chorus and Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass Solo

Word made flesh, living in us,
have mercy on us.
Holy Victim, Cup of blessing,
mystery of faith, have mercy on us.
Most high and venerable sacrament,
most holy of all sacrifices,
have mercy on us.
True atonement for the living and the dead,
heavenly antidote
by which we are preserved from sin,
most stupendous of all miracles,
have mercy on us.
Most holy Commemoration
of the Passion of Christ,
Gift transcending all abundance,
extraordinary memorial of divine love,
affluence of divine largesse,
have mercy on us.
Most holy and august mystery,
medicine of immortality,
have mercy on us.

Tremendum – Chorus

Awesome and life-giving Sacrament,
have mercy on us.
Bread made flesh by the omnipotent Word,
Bloodless sacrifice,
have mercy on us.
Our food and guest, have mercy on us.

Dulcissimum Convivium – Soprano Solo

Sweetest banquet,
at which the angels serve,
sacrament of goodness,
bond of love, have mercy on us.
Offerer and offering, have mercy on us.
Spiritual sweetness, tasted at its source,
refreshment of holy souls,
have mercy on us.

Viaticum – Soprano and Chorus

Parting gift for those who die in the Lord,
have mercy on us.

Pignus – Chorus

Pledge of future glory,
have mercy on us.

Agnus Dei – Soprano Solo and Chorus

Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world, spare us, Lord.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world, graciously hear us, Lord.
Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world, have mercy on us.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.