Introit for a Feast Day
Salve Festa Dies
© 1978, 2000 GIA Publications, Inc.
Item #: G-5339
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This piece makes feasts festive. The refrain begins in Latin, “Salve festa dies!” and concludes, “On this day the Lord has acted, we will rejoice and be glad in it!” Before concluding with a well-developed polyphonic alleluia and repeated refrain, the choir chants one of five verses: Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension, or Pentecost.
8 Handbells or Orchestral Bells, percussion part is for Gong or Cymbal.
Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night, Christmas Day, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension, Pentecost
Gathering Rite, Confirmation
Handbell, Mixed Ensemble, Percussion
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