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James MacMillan

Serenity (2009)


Plays: 3259


Serenityfor SATB choir and organ
Duration: 01 mins 56 secs

Choir of Westminster Cathedral
Martin Baker, conductor
(p) and (c) 2013 Hyperion
Hyperion CDA67970

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Text heard on Sample:

O salutaris Hostia quae coeli pandis ostium.
Bella premunt hostilia; da robur, fer auxilium.

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.

O salutaris Hostia etc.

Living one day at a time and accepting hardship as the way to peace; trusting that he will make all things right if I surrender to his will.

Uni trinoque Domino sit sempiterna gloria:
Qui vitam sine termino, nobis donet in patria.
Amen.

- Latin text: St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-74)
   English text adapted from The Serenity Prayer, attributed to Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971)



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