Gottfrid Berg (1889-1970)

Three Latin hymns for mixed choir latinska hymner för blandad kör

1. Veni creator spiritus
2. Miserere
3. Ave Maria

  • Year of composition: 1931
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Classical Latin texts.
  • Duration: 5 min
  • Detailed duration: 5´17 (Eric Ericsson)

Examples of printed editions

* Svala & Söderlund 1932
* Eriks förlag 1973, ed. no. K 330

Description of work

1. Veni creator spiritus: Andante G minor 3/2
2. Miserere: Adagio espressivo D minor 4/2
3. Ave Maria: Moderato G major 3/2, 4/2


Libretto/text

1. Veni creator spiritus, mentes tuorum visita, imple superna gratia, que tu creasti pectora.

2. Miserere mei, Deus qui dixisti: noli mortem peccatoris, sed ut convertatur et vivat.

3. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum et benedictus fructus ventris tui.