Reno erat Rudolphus

Absolutely Genius.

Reno Erat Rudolphus

Biretta Tip to Kelvin

Posted in Christmas, Lighter Things, Music
  • Guglielmo Marinaro

    LOL. Excellent. Now perhaps someone would like to compose a similar Gregorian motet for “Sanctus Nicholas in oppidum venit”.

    • jamesmbmclaren

      No…but there was a time when I could do it in command line Unix…

      • Peter Ould

        And the Geek of the Week award goes to…

  • Guglielmo Marinaro

    Perhaps I’m slow on the uptake, but I’ve now noticed that the Latin words also fit the original tune of “Rudolph”, which I think is wonderful, although the rhythm of the tune means displacing the stress on some of the words. But then Handel sometimes ran into the same problem, e.g. “have se-en A great light.”

About Peter

  • Welcome to An Exercise in the Fundamentals of Orthodoxy, the leading UK site exploring issues of Christianity and sexual identity. To find out more about Peter click here
  • Want to join the other subscribers to Peter's RSS feed? Click here.
  • Want to get in touch with Peter? Click here


Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Anglican Cycle

19th Week after Trinity
God, our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Recent Comments

Peter on Twitter

Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
Kontakion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy