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Inviolata, integra, et casta es Maria, quae es effecta fulgida caeli porta. O Mater alma Christi carissima, suscipe pia laudum praeconia. Nostra ut pura pectora sint et corpora, quae nunc flagitant devota corda et ora. Tua per precata dulcisona, nobis concedas veniam per saecula. O benigna, o regina, o Maria, quae sola inviolata permansisti.
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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 Josquin des Prez (c1440 - 1521), "Inviolata" [ chorus ], motet [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Arthur Vincent Lourié (1891 - 1966), "Inviolata", 1915-17 [ voice and piano ], from Corona carminum sacrorum, no. 3, Москва ( Moscow), Государственное музыкальное издательство (Gosudarstvennoe muzykal’noe izdatel’stvo ) [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Ongeschondene", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (David Wyatt) , "Undefiled", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Immaculée", copyright © 2009, (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
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Undefiled, unblemished and pure are you, Mary, Who has made the gates of heaven shine. O kind and dearest Mother of Christ, Accept the faithful praise of our worship, That our hearts and bodies may be pure, Which now our devoted souls and mouths pray. Through your sweet-sounding prayers Please grant us forgiveness for ever. O bountiful, o queen, o Mary, You who only remain undefiled.
- Translation from Latin to English copyright © 2012 by David Wyatt, (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: 2012-10-24
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