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Regina caeli laetare, alleluia. Quia quem meruisti portare, alleluia, Resurrexit sicut dixit, alleluia: Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia. Gaude et laetare, Virgo Maria, alleluia. Quia surrexit Dominus vere, alleluia.
C. Morales sets lines 1-4
W. Mozart sets lines 1-4
H. Isaac sets lines 1-4
F. Couperin sets lines 1-3
Josquin des Prez sets lines 1-4
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Note: the older spelling "Regina coeli" can still be found in many scores.
- by Bible or other Sacred Texts , one of the four Marian Antiphons [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Mel Bonis (1858 - 1937), "Regina cœli" [ vocal duet for 2 sopranos with piano or harp and violin and cello ad libitum ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Regina caeli", op. 37 no. 3, published 1866 [ SSAA chorus a cappella ], from Drei geistliche Chöre für Frauenstimmen (2 Sopran und 2 Alt), no. 3, Leipzig, Rieter-Biedermann [sung text checked 1 time]
- by François Couperin (1668 - 1733), "Regina caeli, laetare", lines 1-3 [ vocal duet for soprano and alto with continuo ], motet [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Heinrich Isaac (1450 - c1517), "Regina caeli laetare", lines 1-4 [ five-part chorus a cappella ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Josquin des Prez (c1440 - 1521), "ReginaÂ caeliÂ laetare", lines 1-4 [ chorus ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Cristobal de Morales (c1500 - 1553), "Regina caeli laetare", lines 1-4 [ chorus ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791), "Regina caeli", K. 108 (1771), lines 1-4 [ chorus and orchestra ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Edmund Duncan Rubbra (1901 - 1986), "Regina caeli, laetare", op. 140 no. 6 [ soprano, contralto, baritone, chorus, and orchestra ], from Symphony No. 9, "Sinfonia Sacra", no. 6 [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Rudi Spring (b. 1962), "Regina caeli", op. 52a no. 3 (1990/97), rev. 2004 [ soprano solo ], from Lose Blätter, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Koningin van de hemel", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , "Queen of Heaven, rejoice", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Reine des cieux", 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
- SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , "Reina del Cielo", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Ivo Zandhuis
This text was added to the website: 2004-12-13
Line count: 6
Word count: 29
Reine des cieux réjouis-toi, alléluia, Car tu as mérité de porter celui, alléluia, Qui a ressuscité, comme il l'a dit, alléluia, Prie pour nous Dieu, alléluia. Éprouve de la joie et réjouis-toi, Vierge Marie, alléluia, Car le Seigneur s'est élevé, en effet, alléluia.
- 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.
- a text in Latin by Bible or other Sacred Texts , one of the four Marian Antiphons
This text was added to the website: 2010-12-16
Line count: 6
Word count: 43