DE NOCHE IREMOS (Berthier 55555)

DE NOCHE IREMOS (Berthier 55555)

Composer: Jacques Berthier
Published in 5 hymnals

Composer: Jacques Berthier

Jacques Berthier (b. Auxerre, Burgundy, June 27, 1923; d. June 27, 1994) A son of musical parents, Berthier studied music at the Ecole Cesar Franck in Paris. From 1961 until his death he served as organist at St. Ignace Church, Paris. Although his published works include numerous compositions for organ, voice, and instruments, Berthier is best known as the composer of service music for the Taizé community near Cluny, Burgundy. Influenced by the French liturgist and church musician Joseph Gelineau, Berthier began writing songs for equal voices in 1955 for the services of the then nascent community of twenty brothers at Taizé. As the Taizé community grew, Berthier continued to compose most of the mini-hymns, canons, and various associated… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: DE NOCHE IREMOS (Berthier 55555)
Composer: Jacques Berthier
Incipit: 55555 56665 55542
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 1991 Les presses de Taizé. Used by permission of G.I.A. Publications, Inc., exclusive agent


De noche iremos

De noche iremos (By Night We Hasten)

Ostinato Refrain:
De noche iremos, de noche
que para encontrar la fuente,
sólo la sed nos alumbra,
sólo la sed nos alumbra.

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De noche iremos (By night we hasten)



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Bendigo al Señor #42

Common Praise (1998) #530


Singing the Journey #1034

Taizé #5

Voices Together #543

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