Sanctus / Benedictus

Set by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Sanctus / Benedictus", from oratorio Missa Brevis in D, no. 3  [sung text checked 1 time]

Note: this setting is made up of several separate texts.


Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus,
[Domine]1 Deus Sabaoth.
Pleni sunt coeli et terra gloria tua.
Hosanna in excelsis!2

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Heilig, heilig, heilig"
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Holy", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Sanctus", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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1 Rutter: "Dominus"
2 Rutter adds: "Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini."

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Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini.1

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See other settings of this text.

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Bible or other Sacred Texts)
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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1 Britten, Martin, and Mozart append "Hosanna in excelsis" (from Sanctus)

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]