Audivi vocem

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Audivi vocem in/de caelo dicentem is the 2nd Magnificat antiphon for the Office of the Dead in Dominican books. Among several similar texts is Audivi vocem de[in] cœlo tamquam, the Responsory for the Octave of Easter, set by Belli.

Source of text is Revelation 14:13; see also the Anglican Burial Sentence I heard a voice from heaven.

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Latin.png Latin text

Audivi vocem in caelo dicentem mihi: 'Beati mortui qui in Domino moriuntur.'

English.png English translation

I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me: Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

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