Pange lingua - Tantum ergo (Gregorian chant)

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  • (Posted 2019-03-04)  CPDL #53455:       
Editor: St. John's College Freshman Chorus (submitted 2019-03-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 173 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Latin text, stemless notes, with English translation below.
  • (Posted 2019-01-12)  CPDL #52900:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2019-01-12).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In Gregorian Chant notation with English text "Sing, my tongue".
  • (Posted 2017-11-19)  CPDL #47490:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2017-11-19).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In Gregorian Chant notation with English text "Now, my tongue".
  • (Posted 2012-04-04)  CPDL #25853:  (C) (B) (C) (B)  C) (B)(Sibelius 3)(C) (Sibelius 3)(B) (Sibelius 5)(C) (Sibelius 5)(B) (Sibelius 6)(C) (Sibelius 6)(B)
Editor: Andris Solims (submitted 2012-04-04).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 21 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
Edition notes: 2 editions: in C-dur and Bb-dur.
  • (Posted 2001-03-29)  CPDL #02409:  Network.png
Editor: Abel Di Marco (submitted 2001-03-29).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 4.93 MB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: alphabetized under Tantum: verses 1, 5 & 6 are underlaid.
Arranger: Abel Di Marco (optional harmonization)

General Information

Title: Pange lingua - Tantum ergo
Composer: Anonymous (Gregorian chant)

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Unison
Genre: SacredHymnChantEucharistic song   Meter: 87. 87. 87

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: Modus primus (Dorian) The following book section argues that Thomas Aquinas's original Phrygian mode setting of this text was later changed to this Dorian version: Walters, Barbara R, Vincent Corrigan, and Peter T Ricketts. The Feast of Corpus Christi. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006., in the section “Diffusion of the Feast through Social Networks”, p. 39-40.


  • Graduale Romanum, Vatican, 1908, p. 124
  • Liber Usualis, p. 950
  • Graduale Triplex , Moines de Solesmes, 1979 p.851

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Pange lingua.