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  • The Council of Vaison in 529 passed the decree: "Let that beautiful custom of all the provinces of the East and of Italy be kept up, viz., that of singing with great effect and compunction the 'Kyrie Eleison' at Mass, Matins, and Vespers, because so sweet and pleasing a chant, even though continued day and night without interruption, could never produce disgust or weariness".

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  • The Council of Vaison in 529 passed the decree: "Let that beautiful custom of all the provinces of the East and of Italy be kept up, viz., that of singing with great effect and compunction the 'Kyrie Eleison' at Mass, Matins, and Vespers, because so sweet and pleasing a chant, even though continued day and night without interruption, could never produce disgust or weariness".

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • They wrote irregular verses, every strophe of which ended with the words, "Kyrie Eleison," from the last syllables of which these earliest German hymns were called Leisen.

    Christian Singers of Germany

  • Prayers for mercy, like "Kyrie Eleison," didn't appear till the 4th century.

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  • The prayer, Kyrie Eleison in Greek, or the Jesus Prayer, has great power.

    Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.: Ancient Christian Meditation Discovered

  • I discovered a prayer, the Jesus Prayer, or Kyrie Eleison -- "Lord have mercy," or "Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon me."

    Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.: Why It's Cool to Go to Church Again

  • I discovered a prayer, the Jesus Prayer, or Kyrie Eleison -- "Lord have mercy," or "Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon me."

    Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.: Why It's Cool to Go to Church Again

  • I discovered a prayer, the Jesus Prayer, or Kyrie Eleison -- "Lord have mercy," or "Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon me."

    Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.: Why It's Cool to Go to Church Again

  • Thanks to Rita at the SFist website, we had press seats in the twelfth row of Davies Hall on Friday evening, where the large chorus thundered the Kyrie Eleison at us.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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