Parce Domine

Parce Domine

A short antiphon for Lent. Our local Latin Mass sometimes sings this three times as a recessional hymn after Mass. Unaccompanied it makes a plaintive cry to the Lord.

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I can’t find a straight mp3 recording, but the ubiquitous youtube has several renditions. Here’s one with the piece sung antiphonally with verses like Audi Benigne Conditor (hope I got that right) Another Lenten hymn to type up. Maybe tomorrow?

And for a more contemporary take on the piece, here’s a simple soulful version.