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Incipit: 35556 51224 32122
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Antiphon, p. 73, i. (iii. 2). The seven greater Antiphons are found in an 11th century manuscript in the British Museum (Harl. 2961, f. 10); and in a manuscript of the llth century, in the Bodleian (Liturg. Misc. 366, f. 53&). The metrical form “Veni, veni Emmanuel" (p. 74, l. 4) has not yet been traced earlier than the Psalteriolum Cant. Catholicarum, Cologne, 1722, p. 299. From Dr. Neale's translation (5) “O come, come Thou, Emmanuel," in Chope's Hymnal, 1862, is taken. J. D. Chambers's translation of the same text first appeared in his Order of Household Devotion, &c, 1854, p. 240. 27. N. Oxenham has also a translation of "O sapientia," in his Sentence of Kaires, 1854, p. 181.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


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