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O filii et fili'

Author: Jean Tisserand

Died: 1494, Par­is, France. A Fran­cis­can monk, Tis­ser­and found­ed an or­der for pen­i­tent wo­men. He is al­so said to have writ­ten a wor­ship ser­vice com­mem­o­rat­ing Fran­cis­cans mar­tyred in Mo­roc­co in 1220. Lyrics: O FILII ET FILIAE, Rex coe­les­tis, Rex glor­i­ae O Sons and Daugh­ters, Let Us Sing! Young Men and Maids, Re­joice and Sing  Go to person page >


O filii et filiae, p. 828, ii, This is in L' Office de la Semaine Sainte . . . dela Traduction de M. de Marolles, Paris, 1662, p. 607, as “Joyous Chant for the time of Easter." The work is dedicated to Monseigneur Mole, who d. 1656, and the approbation of the Paris Doctors of Divinity is dated Oct. 12, 1650. We may add that the text of The English Hymnal, 1906, is that of Dr. Neale, "Ye sons," &c.; Church Hymns, 1903, is old Hymns Ancient & Modern; The New Office Hymn Book, 1905, the same with the addition of Dr. Neale's final stanza; and Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1904, their old text partly rewritten by the Compilers as " O Sons," &c. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
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American Catholic Hymnal #433

Cantate Omnes ... with Supplement #d70

Chants Sacres. Deuxieme serie #d47

Laudate Hymnal and Choir Book #d57

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Laudis Corona #55

Manual of Catholic Melodies #d91

Our Parish Prays and Sings #d40

Rohr's Collection of Favorite Catholic Melodies for Church, School, Home ... #d36

Roman Hymnal, Complete edition #d96

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d127

St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d118

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d218

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The De La Salle Hymnal #29

The New Saint Basil Hymnal #d98

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The Parish Hymnal #29

The People's Hymnal #d53

The Pius X Hymnal #d94

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The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book. Singers' ed., Melody ed. #195

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University Hymns #116

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