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Introitus: Requiem aeternam

by Robert Schumann From Requiem Op. 148

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Text & Translation

Introitus: Requiem aeternam
Latin source: Liturgical

Requiem aeternam dona ets, Domine,
et lux perpetua luceat ets.
Te decet hymnus, Deus, in Sion,
et tibi reddetur votum in Jerusalem.
Exaudi orationem meam,
ad te omnis caro veniet.
Requiem aeternam dona ets, Domine,
et lux perpetua luceat ets.

Grant them eternal rest, O Lord
English translation © Anon.

Grant them eternal rest, O Lord,
and may perpetual light shine on them.
Thou, O God, art praised in Sion,
and unto Thee shall the vow
be performed in Jerusalem.
Hear my prayer, unto Thee shall all flesh come.
Grant them eternal rest, O Lord,
and may perpetual light shine on them.

Introitus: Requiem aeternam
Latin source: Liturgical

Grant them eternal rest, O Lord
English source: Anon.

Requiem aeternam dona ets, Domine,
Grant them eternal rest, O Lord,
et lux perpetua luceat ets.
and may perpetual light shine on them.
Te decet hymnus, Deus, in Sion,
Thou, O God, art praised in Sion,
et tibi reddetur votum in Jerusalem.
and unto Thee shall the vow
Exaudi orationem meam,
be performed in Jerusalem.
ad te omnis caro veniet.
Hear my prayer, unto Thee shall all flesh come.
Requiem aeternam dona ets, Domine,
Grant them eternal rest, O Lord,
et lux perpetua luceat ets.
and may perpetual light shine on them.

Composer

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann was a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist. He had been assured…

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