O sanctissima, O purissima

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O sanctissima, o piissima
Dulcis Virgo Maria!
Mater amata, intemerata,
Ora, ora pro nobis!

Source: TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #599

Author: C. Bicheler

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First Line: O sanctissima, O purissima
Author: C. Bicheler
Refrain First Line: Ora, ora pro nobis



SICILIAN MARINERS is traditionally used for the Roman Catholic Marian hymn "O Sanctissima." According to tradition, Sicilian seamen ended each day on their ships by singing this hymn in unison. The tune probably traveled from Italy to Germany to England, where The European Magazine and London Review…

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Catholic Book of Worship III #468
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #734
TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #599TextAudio
Worship: a hymnal and service book for Roman Catholics (3rd ed.) #712Page Scan
Include 41 pre-1979 instances