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about

You’ll recognise the opening line of this medieval Gregorian chant from the instrumental intro to ‘Forever Autumn’, as well as from numerous film scores (The Exorcist, The Shining and Citizen Kane, to name a few). There are 18 stanzas in all; I’ve only used the first six. The translation below is from Wikipedia.

lyrics

Dies irae, dies illa
Solvet sæclum in favilla
Teste David cum Sibylla

Quantus tremor est futurus
Quando Judex est venturus
Cuncta stricte discussurus

Tuba mirum spargens sonum
Per sepulchra regionum
Coget omnes ante thronum

Mors stupebit et natura
Cum resurget creatura
Judicanti responsura

Liber scriptus proferetur
In quo totum continetur
Unde mundus judicetur

Judex ergo cum sedebit
Quidquid latet apparebit
Nil inultum remanebit

The day of wrath, that day
Will dissolve the world in ashes
David being witness along with the Sibyl

How great will be the quaking
When the judge will come
Investigating everything strictly

The trumpet, scattering a wondrous sound
Through the sepulchres of the regions
Will summon all before the throne

Death and nature will marvel
When the creature will rise again
to respond to the judge

The written book will be brought forth
In which all is contained
From which the world shall be judged

When therefore the judge will sit
Whatever lies hidden will appear
Nothing will remain unavenged

credits

from If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous, released February 2, 2018
Medieval Gregorian chant arr. Sarah McQuaid
Sarah – vocals, Andy Manson guitar
Michael Chapman – 1961 Gibson ES-175 archtop electric guitar (slide)
Joe Pritchard – cello

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Sarah McQuaid is a singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist, based in the UK and touring internationally. See www.sarahmcquaid.com for more info.

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