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Lauda Sion

John Caldwell

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.50029

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(Lat.: ‘praise, O Sion’)

The sequence for Corpus Christi (LU, 945); the text is by Thomas Aquinas, set to a melody originally used for several of Adam of St Victor’s sequences, resembling most closely that of Laudes crucis. It was one of the four sequences retained by the Council of Trent (1543–63...

Reference Entry.  95 words. 

Subjects: Musical Form

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