Tag Archives: Great Antiphons

December 19th: O Radix Jesse – O Root of Jesse

  English – O Root of Jesse, that stands for an ensign of the people, before whom the kings keep silence and unto whom the Gentiles shall make supplication: come, to deliver us, and tarry not. Advertisements

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December 17th; O Wisdom – O Sapientia

I haven’t gotten around to doing my own recordings of the O antiphons. I’m posting anyway with what I can scrounge up on the web. Hopefully I can create at least some of my own versions before Advent is over. … Continue reading

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O Come Emmanuel: An introduction to the Great Antiphons

You wouldn’t know from the sights and sounds, but it’s not actually the Christmas season. That season starts on December 25th. This is advent. With that in mind, if you were to think of an Advent hymn, what would you … Continue reading

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