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Salve Regina

Salve Regina (säl´vā rājē´nə) [Lat.,=hail, queen], prayer or hymn to the Virgin Mary, traditionally said, usually in the vernacular, after Low Mass and also, during part of the year, at vespers (in Latin) as an antiphon. It begins, "Hail, holy queen, mother of mercy."

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Salve Regina

Salve Regina (Hail, Queen). One of 4 Antiphons to Virgin Mary, probably written in 11th cent. Polyphonic settings became numerous in 15th and 16th cents.

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