O Oriens

from Vidimus Stellam

Voicing: SATB Chorus (divisi) and Organ
Duration: 3 Minutes
Text: Latin
Year: 2012

Commissioned by: ChoralArt
Premiered by: ChoralArt, Portland, ME, Robert Russell, director, December 1, 2012

Commission Partners: Georgetown University Concert Choir, Frederick Binkholder, director; Manchester Choral Society, Dan Perkins, director; National Lutheran Choir, David Cherwien, director

Publisher: E. C. Schirmer Music Company #8814

J.W. Pepper
ECS Publishing

O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae:
veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris.

O Rising Star, splendor of light eternal, and sun of righteousness:
come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness.