O Rex Gentium

Finished engraving my latest motet, “O Rex Gentium.” It is the second of the Magnificat (O) antiphons I have set. Hope someday to finish all 7 (or 8, depending on which Anglican church you attend). Choir directors: if you are looking for Latin church music for the last week of Advent or Christmas, the score is on sale through 12/1 for $2.00 per copy.

O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum,
lapisque angularis, qui facis ultraque unum,
veni, et salva hominem,
quem de limo formasti.

O King of the nations, for whom they have longed,
the cornerstone uniting them:
Come and save the human race,
Which you first fashioned from clay.

Author: christiancarey

Composer Christian Carey's music has been performed by ACME, Ashlee Mack, Aspen New Music Ensemble, Atlantic Chamber Orchestra, Cassatt String Quartet, Choir of Grace Church Newark, Ionisation New Music Ensemble, Jody Redhage, Joe Arndt, John McMurtery, Locrian Chamber Players, loadbang, Megan Ihnen, New York New Music Ensemble, Wendy Richman, and others.

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