Martorana rogerii2008

Norman King Roger II crowned by Christ. Mosaic in Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, Palermo. 

By Matthias Süßen (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Officium Peregrinorum, or Play of the Pilgrims to Emmaus was originally written in Normandy at the end of the 11th century.  We'll hear a performance by Ensemble Organum. 

  • Kyrie: Regnum summe, Psalm: Laudate pueri, Responsory: Haec dies, Hymn: Jesu nostra redemptio, 
  • Officium Peregrinorum: Dialogue between the two pilgrims, Anthem: Ego sum Alpha et Omega, Anthem: Sedit angelus, Dialogue between the angel and Mary Magdalene. 
  • Victimae paschali laudes, Surrexit dominus, Christ appears to Thomas, Anthem: Ego sum Alpha et Omega.
  • Psalm: In exitu Israel, Anthem: Lux perpetua, Benedicamus Domino. Closing music: Processional Anthem. 
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