Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle

Text Author: Venantius Fortunatus

Arranger: Gene Grier , Lowell Everson

Translator: John Mason Neale

Arr. and Alt. Words © 2002 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: Two-part mixed

Accompaniment: Piano

Tune Name: Pange lingua

Text Source: Fortunatus, Venantius Honorius Fortunatus, ca. 530–609, tr. John Mason Neale, 1818–1866; alt. text, Gene Grier

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E


Using the John Mason Neale translation, Grier and Everson have arranged pange lingua in a metrical version, but one that still retains the feel of chant. Scored for 2-part mixed voices and piano, the piece contains a choice of two doxological verses at the end.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Liturgical: Good Friday, Exaltation of the Cross

Topical: Cross

Style: Traditional

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Octavo