Festivis Resonent Compita Vocibus
FESTIVIS RESONENT COMPITA VOCIBUS
Office hymn that was formerly prescribed for the Feast of the Precious Blood in the Tridentine liturgical calendar. It is a composition of an unknown author of the 17th century, written in honor of the Precious Blood shed for man's salvation. Its seven strophes employ the asclepiadic meter, with minor asclepiadic in the first three lines of each strophe and glyconic in the fourth.
Bibliography: m. britt, ed., The Hymns of the Breviary and Missal (new ed. New York 1948) 251–254. j. connelly, Hymns of the Roman Liturgy (Westminster MD 1957) 204–205.
[j. p. mccormick]
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