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Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi; Quia per tuam sanctam crucem redemisti mundum1 . Domine, miserere nobis. [Agimus tibi gratias, rex omnipotens beneficiis tuis, qui vivis et regnas per omnia saecula saeclorum. Amen.]2
1 Brahms inserts here: "qui passus es pro nobis"
2 omitted by Brahms.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by (Johann Gottfried) Heinrich Bellermann (1832 - 1903), "Adoramus te Christe", op. 11 (3 Motetten für 4 Singstimme a capella) no. 2, published 1866 [ vocal quartet a cappella ], Berlin, Trautwein [sung text not yet checked]
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Adoramus te, Christe", op. 37 no. 2, published 1866 [ SSAA chorus a cappella ], from Drei geistliche Chöre für Frauenstimmen (2 Sopran und 2 Alt), no. 2, Leipzig, Rieter-Biedermann [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Wij aanbidden U, Christus", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , "We adore You, Christ", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Nous t'adorons, Christ", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2005-08-29
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Nous t'adorons, Christ, et nous te bénissons ; Car par ta sainte croix tu as racheté le monde. Seigneur, aie pitié de nous. Nous te rendons grâce, roi tout puissant, de tes bienfaits, toi qui vis et règnes à travers tous les siècles des siècles. Amen.
- Translation from Latin to French (Français) copyright © 2010 by Guy Laffaille, (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: 2010-12-16
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