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Messiaen: O Sacrum Convivium!

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  • Composer: Olivier Messiaen
  • Instrumentation: SATB Choir
  • Work: O Sacrum Convivium!
  • Work Language: Latin
  • ISBN: 9781480312685
  • Size: 11.4 x 10.6 inches


The original published score states "with organ accompaniment ad libitum." Messiaen later in life designated the work for mixed choir a cappella, but the score was not revised. Thus the piece is often performed without accompaniment. The text is by St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), used as an antiphon for the feast of Corpus Christi.