Translation © by Salvador Pila

Libera me, Domine
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE GER
Libera me, Domine, 
de morte aeterna 
in die illa tremenda,
quando cœli movendi sunt et terra;
dum veneris iudicare 
sæculum per ignem.
 
[Tremens factus sum ego, 
et timeo, 
dum discussio venerit 
atque ventura ira.
 
Dies illa, dies iræ, 
calamitatis et miseriæ,
dies magna et amara valde.
 
Requiem æternam dona eis, Domine;
et lux perpetua luceat eis.]1

B. Britten sets stanzas 1-3

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "Deliver me, Lord, from death", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Verlos mij, Heer (Libera me)", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website: 2010-02-05 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-06-30 15:15:59
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Allibereu‑me, Senyor
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the Latin 
Allibereu-me, Senyor, 
d'una mort eterna
en aquell dia espantós,
quan el cel i la terra es commouran
perquè vós vindreu 
a judicar el món pel foc.

Tot jo tremolo 
i estic ple de por,
mentre s'acosta el dia del judici.

Aquell dia serà un dia d'ira, 
de desgràcies i misèria, 
un gran dia, ple de tristesa.


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Text added to the website: 2016-06-30 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-06-30 17:49:51
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Word count: 56