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Agnus Dei

Language: Latin

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi 
  miserere nobis, etc.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi 
  dona nobis pacem, etc.
Dona nobis, pacem.

Translation(s): DUT ENG GER IRI ITA

List of language codes

R. Vaughan Williams sets lines 3-4
P. Nørgård sets lines 3-4

Submitted by Antonio Giuliano


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in a modified version by Krzysztof Penderecki, C. A. Joh. Masberg, Benjamin Britten.

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , title 1: "Lamb of God"
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Lam Gods"
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , title 1: "Uain Dé"

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:21
Line count: 5
Word count: 22

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Lamm Gottes, das die Welt von Sündenlast...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Latin

Lamm Gottes, das die Welt von Sündenlast befreit,
erbarme dich unser.
Lamm Gottes, das die Welt von Sündenlast befreit,
gib uns Frieden.
Schenke uns Frieden.

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Based on
  • a text in Latin by Bible or other Sacred Texts DUT ENG IRI ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Samuel Barber, Georges Bizet, Benjamin Britten, André Caplet, Frank Martin, Per Nørgård, Ralph Vaughan Williams, José María Vitier. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2016-09-09.
Last modified: 2016-09-09 10:22:02
Line count: 5
Word count: 25