Again We Keep This Solemn Fast

Author (ascribed to): Gregory the Great

Gregory I., St., Pope. Surnamed The Great. Was born at Rome about A.D. 540. His family was distinguished not only for its rank and social consideration, but for its piety and good works. His father, Gordianus, said to have been the grandson of Pope Felix II. or III., was a man of senatorial rank and great wealth; whilst his mother, Silvia, and her sisters-in-law, Tarsilla and Aemiliana, attained the distinction of canonization. Gregory made the best use of his advantages in circumstances and surroundings, so far as his education went. "A saint among saints," he was considered second to none in Rome in grammar, rhetoric, and logic. In early life, before his father's death, he became a member of the Senate; and soon after he was thirty and ac… Go to person page >

Translator: Peter J. Scagnelli

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Text Information

First Line: Again we keep this solemn fast
Title: Again We Keep This Solemn Fast
Latin Title: Ex more doci mystico
Author (ascribed to): Gregory the Great
Translator: Peter J. Scagnelli
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © Peter J. Scagnelli

Tune

ERHALT UNS, HERR


OLD HUNDREDTH

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Catholic Book of Worship III #352
Gather (3rd ed.) #487
Gather Comprehensive #382
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #407
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #400
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #121
The New Century Hymnal #187
Worship (3rd ed.) #420Page Scan
Worship (4th ed.) #474



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