In paradisum, Chorus angelorum
Benedictine tone

                                                                                                                St. Cecilia's Abbey, Isle of Wight, UK

In paradisum LATIN JPEG


May the Angels lead you into paradise:  
may the martyrs receive you at your coming,
and lead you into the holy city, Jerusalem.

May the choir of Angels receive you,        
and with Lazarus, who once was poor,    
may you have everlasting rest.

   Graduale Romanum page 881

 Requiem Mass

 Use: Final Commendation or at the Burial

Note: There are various published versions of the "In Paradisum". Music for the above recording of the Benedictine tone is in the Graduale Romanum (Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes, 1974, page 881) which can be purchased at ). Music for the common version of the "In paradisum" can be found in the Parish Book of Chant (CMAA, 2012, page 166). Book can be purchased at  and is also available by download from  

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