During the procession on Palm Sunday, the 1962 rubrics allow alius cantus in honorem Christi Regis—“a hymn or song in honor of Christ the King.” A simple yet beautiful Gregorian hymn you might consider is Te Sæculorum Principem, which was composed for the feast of Christ the King by Father Vittorio Genovesi (d. 1967). The […]
Te Saeculorum Principem
Also included: Five (5) rare rhyming renderings into English.
Also provided: an organ accompaniment for “Jam Christe Sol Justitiae” (an ancient Catholic hymn for Lent).
Two generous young ladies, currently in high school, helped me record this gorgeous Kyrie.
Were you aware of this amazing piece by Raphaël Mercier?