436. Regina Caeli (O Queen of Heaven)

Regina celi, laetare, alleluia,
quia quem meruisti portare, alleluia,
resurrexit sicut dixit, alleluia,
Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia.

O Queen of heaven, be joyful, alleluia,
For he whom you have humbly borne for us, alleluia,
Has arisen, as he promised, alleluia,
Offer now our prayer to God, alleluia.

Text Information
First Line: Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia (O Queen of heaven, be joyful, alleluia)
Title: Regina Caeli (O Queen of Heaven)
Translator: C. Winfred Douglas, 1867-1944
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2003
Topic: Mary
Source: Latin, 12th cent.
Tune Information
Meter: Irregular
Key: c minor or modal
Source: Chant, Mode VI; Liber Cantualis, 1983

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