O Virgo virginum
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
O Virgo virginum, 
quomodo fiet istud?
Quia nec primam 
similem visa est, 
nec habere sequentem.

Filiae Jerusalem, 
quid me admiramini?
Divinum est misterium, 
hoc quod cernitis.


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

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ô vierge des vierges", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "O Virgin of virgins", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2009-08-07
Line count: 9
Word count: 26