Sancta Maria succurre miseris (Moro)
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Source: Biffoli-Sostegni manuscript, Brussels, Bibliothèque du Conservatoire Royal, MS 27766
Transposition: at original pitch.
Difficulty: moderately easy
Length: 02:55 mins.
Editors/copyright: Laurie Stras © 2019.
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Text and translation
Antiphon, Magnificat, feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sancta Maria, succurre miseris,
ora pro populo,
interveni pro clero,
intercede pro devoto femineo sexu:
sentiant omnes tuum iuvamen, quicumque celebrant tuam sanctam commemorationem. Amen. Holy Mary, be a help to the helpless,
a strength to the fearful,
pray for the people,
plead for the clergy,
intercede for holy women consecrated to God;
may all feel the might of your assistance
who keep your sacred commemoration.