Crescite vero in gratia (John Kilpatrick)

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  • (Posted 2006-03-04)  CPDL #11166:  Network.png PDF, MIDI & Overture files
Editor: John Kilpatrick (submitted 2006-03-04).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 100 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Crescite vero in gratia
Composer: John Kilpatrick

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: Latin
Instruments: Wind quintet or organ

First published: 2006

Description: The sung words are in Latin, but there is an optional section in which a speaker may declaim the text in English taken from the Geneva Bible of 1560; the words from any other bible version or language could be substituted. Key: F major. For use as a grace for a service on St Peter's Day (29 June), or as an ending piece for a concert on that day, or for any other relevant purpose in connection with St Peter. The piece is intended to be matched with the fanfare (introit)Tu es Petrus.

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Original text and translations

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Growe in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ: To him be glorie bothe now and for ever more.

Crescite vero in gratia, et in cognitione Domini nostri, et Salvatoris Iesu Christi. Ipsi gloria et nunc, et in diem æternitatis. Amen.

Peter II, 3:18