Veni creator spiritus (Henry Cope Colles)

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  • (Posted 2020-06-14)  CPDL #59254:         
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2020-06-14).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 297 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Veni creator spiritus
Composer: Henry Cope Colles
Lyricists: Rabanus Maurus and John Cosin

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: Mixed ensemble

First published: 1937
Description: A harmonisation of the hymn "Veni creator spiritus" performed at the coronation of King George VI. The "form and order" published of that event was edited by HC Colles. It included this work but did not attribute it. The likelihood is that Colles himself composed it.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Veni Creator Spiritus.