Adoramus te Christe

for solo voice and organ

This is a transcription of William Byrd’s (c.1540-1623) Adoramus te Christe originally written for viol consort and voice. This has been used as Communion music. Original Latin text and translation are below:

Adoramus te, Christe,
et benedicimus tibi:
quia per sanctam crucem
tuam redemisti mundum.

We adore thee, O Christ,
and we bless thee:
because by thy holy cross
thou hast redeemed the world.

This transcription is free to download.