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  • But the setting par excellence for the Alleluia is the liturgy.

    Septuagesima

  • Use an Alleluia from the Parish Book of Chant and stop with these four-square numbers that have been beat to death

    Getting from Here to There

  • We children of a generation weak in faith do not notice it, but the faithful of the Middle Ages felt it keenly: the Alleluia is discontinued and will not be heard again until Holy Saturday.

    Septuagesima

  • Pneuma enim seu jubilus qui fit in fine exprimit gaudium et amorem credentium ", that is," the Alleluia is short in word and long in neum, because that joy is too great to be expressed in words.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The use of the word Alleluia in the Liturgy is also

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • On the day when, according to the ritual, the Alleluia was omitted from the liturgy, a top on which the word Alleluia was written was whipped out of church, to the singing of psalms, by the choirboys, who wished it bon voyage till Easter.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • A large stoneware Adam and Eve and an abstract, faintly mournful steel, wood and stoneware "Alleluia" -- a prefiguration of the fall?

    Anthony Caro's Chapel of Light

  • The Blessed Word also cheers us with pictures of a dawning day to which we are approaching, when a voice shall be heard under the whole heavens, saying, "Alleluia" -- "the kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever."

    American Woman's Home

  • Thompson wrote his celebrated "Alleluia" - a five and a half minute a cappella work that has now sold more than three million copies world-wide - in just five days, and copies arrived for the singers at Tanglewood less than three hours before the opening ceremony was history!

    Candidateblogs.baltimoresun.com Blogs - Baltimore Sun Candidate Blog

  • "Alleluia" - a word so closely aligned with celebration - serves as the inspiration for this concert.

    PegasusNews.com stories

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