Saturday, January 19, 2008

It's "Farewell to Alleluia" Day

Because tomorrow is Septuagesima Sunday and we won't hear "Alleluia" sung again until Holy Saturday.

Here is a hymn in honour of Alleluia from Musica Sacra.

Daniel Mitsui gives the Latin version of the hymn and some description here.

And here's what appeared in The Inn three years ago -- cribbed from Dom Gueranger, mostly.