A Note on the Date of the Great Advent Antiphons

  title={A Note on the Date of the Great Advent Antiphons},
  author={Jason Cabaniss},
  pages={440 - 442}
THE Great Advent Antiphons, also called the Great O's, are among the most beautiful and impressive elements in the Christian liturgy. They are the proper anthems for Magnificat at Vespers from 17 December to 23 December. Contrary to the usual rule for ferial days, they are sung in full at the beginning as well as at the end of the canticle. The dating of these liturgical gems has atrracted some attention. The view most commonly held is that of Fernand Cabrol, O.S.B., who developed the theory… 
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Periodical Literature
  • History
    The Antiquaries Journal
  • 1948
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