November 20, 2013

The Day is Filled with Splendour

Awakening With the Day, We Turn to God Our Father

The Day is Filled with Splendour is a hymn written by the Benedictine Nuns of Stanbrook Abbey. It is sung during Morning Prayer in the Divine Office. It is set to the hymn tune: Paderborn, first published in the Katholische Kirchengesänge of 1616. An alternative melody (as featured in the following) is Christus Der Ist Mein Leben composed in 1609 by Melchior Vulpius.


Tune: Christus Der Ist Mein Leben (with introduction)

1 comment:

  1. Wonderfully executed. I was able to learn it after two playovers, to sing the hymn, for the 1st time ever, for my morning Divine Office devotion today. Thank you.

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