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In monte Oliveti oravit ad Patrem: Pater, si fieri potest, transeat a me calix iste; spiritus quidem promptus est, caro autem infirma. Fiat voluntas tua.
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Confirmed with Corpus Antiphonalium Officii Vol. IV Responsaria, Versus, Hymni et Varia. Editio Critica. Editum a Renato-Joanne Hesbert Monacho Solesmensi. Casa Editrice Herder - Roma 1970, page 231 (CAO number 6916).
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Niccolò Jommelli (1714 - 1774), "In monte oliveti" [ satb chorus a cappella ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "In monte Oliveti", op. posth. 113 no. 2, D 696 no. 2 (1820), published 1829 [ satb chorus a cappella ], from Sechs Antiphonen zur Palmweihe am Palmsonntag, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Op de Olijfberg"
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "On the Mount of Olives ", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Au mont des Oliviers", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Research team for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2011-11-06
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On the Mount of Olives he prayed to his Father: Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me. The spirit is indeed willing, but the flesh is weak: let your will be done.
- Translation from Latin to English copyright © 2016 by Laura Prichard, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2016-05-19
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