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Hymnus Amoris

Word count: 211

Song Cycle by Carl Nielsen (1865 - 1931)

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1. Barndom (Childhood) [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Latin

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Choir, Children:
 Amor mihi vitam donat,
 adolesco in fasciis eius,
 et quotidie me gaudio saturat.
 Amor mihi vitam donat.

Mothers:
 Amor tibi vitam dedit,
 adolescis in fasciis eius,
 et quotidie te gaudio saturat.
 Amor tibi vitam dedit,


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2. Ungdom (Youth) [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Latin

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Tenor, soprano and choir:
 Amor est volum meum et desiderium,
 praelucet mihi instar sideris,
 plenitudinem eius semper quaero.
 Amor est volum meum et desiderium.


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3. Mandom (Manhood) [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Latin

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Male choir:
 Amor est fons meus,
 virtus super ripas eius floret,
 Amor est robur meum.
 Amor est fons meus.

Soprano. En ulykkelig kvinde (An unhappy woman):
 Amor est dolor meus,
 nil me altius vulneravit,
 nil tamen carius.
 Amor est dolor meus.

Choir:
 Amor est fons meus,
 virtus super ripas eius floret,
 Amor est robur meum.
 Amor est fons meus.


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4. Alderdom (Old age) [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Latin

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Solo voices, tenor, baritone and bass. Oldinge (Very old people):
 Amor est pax mea,
 est aurora mea vesperi,
 opes mihi largitus, ut ipse largiar.
 Amor est pax mea.

Choir. Engle (Angels):
 Lucis fons ex humili,
 atrae terrae fulgur,
 mille fracta radiis
 mira fax divina!

Choir with soprano and tenor solo:
 Ecce! Audite! Coeli cantus
 terrae campi reboant,
 lucis sublimes regiones
 vox amoris personat.

Choir. Alle (Tutti):
 Amor vitam dedit,
 replet desideria,
 scaturigo est virtutis,
 pax amoris nomen est.

 Lucis fons ex humili
 igne splendet coeli
 Amor alme, unice,
 ave! tibi grates!


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