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John Taverner: O Splendor Gloriae

[Hawkins Volume I, Chapter LXXV, p. 355]

"John Taverner ... was organist of Boston in Lincolnshire and of Cardinal, now Christ-Church, college in Oxford."

(SATB 20)

O Splendor gloriae / et Imago Substantiae Dei Patris Omnipotentis / Jesu Christe / unice ejusdem fili dilecte / totius boni fons vive, Redemptor mundi, servator et Deus noster, Salve "O brightness of glory / and likeness of the substance of God the Omnipotent Father, Jesus Christ, His only beloved son, living source of all goodness, redeemer of the world, our preserver and our God, Save us!"