minstrel: Angelus ad Virginem

Katie harwood darkangelsdoom at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 11 23:32:52 PST 2001


Yeah, what she said.


>From: katyk at umich.edu
>To: Corwen Ap Broch <wildmanofthewoods at yahoo.ca>, minstrel at pbm.com
>Subject: Re: minstrel: Angelus ad Virginem
>Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2001 14:41:01 -0500
>
>The first two verses as printed in the Shorter New Oxford Book of Carols,
>copyright 1993 Oxford University Press are below.  I believe the book is
>still in print and not that hard to get hold of.  And it is a fun, bouncy
>tune, though hard to put together with the words.
>
>In service,
>Elsa von Heilbronn
>
>
>1. Angelus ad Virginem
>   Subintrans in conclave,
>Virginis formidinem
>   Demulcens inguit: 'Ave!
>Ave Regina Virginum!
>Celi Terreque Dominum Concipies,
>Et paries Intacta
>   Salutem hominum;
>Tu Porata Celi facta,
>Medela Criminum.
>
>2. 'Quomodo conciperem
>   Que virum non cognvi?
>Qualiter in fringerem
>   Quod firma mente vovi?
>'Spiritus Sancti gracia
>Perficiet hec omnia
>Ne timeas
>Sed guadeas
>Secura
>Quod castimonia
>   Mabebit in te pura
>Dei potencia!'
>
>1.  Gabriel, fram Heven King
>   Sent to the Maide sweete,
>Broute hir blisful tiding
>   And fair he gan hir greete:
>"Heil be thu ful of grace aright!
>For Godes Son, this Heve-Light
>For Mannes love
>Wil man bicome
>And take
>Fles of thee,
>Maide bright,
>Manken free for to make
>Of sen and devles might.'
>
>2. Mildelich him gan andswere
>   The milde Maide thanne:
>'Wichewise sold ich bere
>   A child withute manne?'
>Th'angel hir seid:
>   'Ne dred tee nout;
>Thurw th'Oligast sal been iwrout
>   This ilche thing
>Warof tiding
>   Ich bringe;
>Al manken wurth ibout
>   Thurw thine sweet childinge
>And ut of pine ibrout.'
>
>--On Sunday, March 11, 2001 12:41 PM -0500 Corwen Ap Broch
><wildmanofthewoods at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>
>>Hi!
>>
>>Does anyone out there have the words for this? I have found
>>sheet music and midi files on the net but can't find lyrics.
>>Lyric searches are frustrated by the 'Angelus Bell' line in a
>>certain Irish tune! I have heard Angelus ad Virginem (also
>>known as 'The Angel to the Virgin came' and 'Gabriel from
>>Heven King sent') both in Old English and Latin and would
>>love lyrics in either language.
>>
>>I just can't get the tune out of my head and I need to learn
>>it before it drives me mad!
>>
>>Cheers all
>>
>>Corwen
>>
>>=====
>>Corwen ap Broch
>>Stiltwalker, percussionist,penny whistle/low whistle didjeridu player.
>>Available for gigs! http://www.magma.ca/~citywich/corwen/
>>http://www.geocities.com/wildmanofthewoods/index.html
>>Brighter than the heavenly stars are the infinite eyes that night has
>>opened within us. (Novalis)
>>
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