We sing the Dies Irae at requiem masses. You can sing it, and understand it, in Latin. Click here to jump to Memrise and start learning the Dies Irae.
Jack Beeching, The Galleys at Lepanto, p. 99
Musivum hoc opus quod vetus collegium ante oculos refert praeclaris maiorum exemplis in memoriam revocatis + + ad ea imitanda novos alumnos excitat + + This work of art, which brings the old college before the eyes -the wonderful examples/deeds of the predecessors/alumni having been called to mind- rouses the new students to imitate them.
Here is the hymn Dies Irae sung in dignified English at an Ordinariate mass on All Souls’ Day 2016 in Orlando (starts at 9:57). via NLM.
This may be a useful reference for homeschoolers or other students of liturgical Latin. The Latin Gloria – study sheet
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