Robert Saxton: Vexilla Regis

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Composer: Robert Saxton
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

Vexilla Regis was composed and published 2014.

Dedicated to Benjamin Nicholas and the choir of Merton College, Oxford, on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the foundation of the college.

A setting of Venantius Fortunatus (530-609 CE).

Vexilla Regis prodeunt;fulget Crucis mysterium,quo carne carnis conditorsuspensus est patibulo.

The banners of the king advance;the mystery of the cross shines forth,through which the creator of the flesh was in his fleshhung upon a cross.

(Translation: Dr Scott Scullion, Fellow and Tutor in Classics, Worcester College, Oxford.)

Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 24 March 2014
No of pages: 32
Language: English
Catalogue No: M570365074
 
     

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