Aug 23, 2013

Salve Regina (Chant of Templars) lyrics translation

Salve Regina Templar Chant lyrics translation
Madonna Litta by
Leonardo da Vinci
Here is one of the oldest Gregorian chants, a typical Christian music, sung in the Middle Ages.
And 'one of the four Marian antiphons, certainly the most famous, known throughout the world, in this case it is sung in the traditional way of the Knights Templar.
Even if you are not Christians, we must say that this song is very exciting.
Fantastic to listen to, the following:


Lyrics in latin language:


  • Salve, Regina, Mater misericordiae,
  • vita, dulcedo, et spes nostra, salve.
  • Ad te clamamus, exsules filii Evae,
  • ad te suspiramus, gementes et flentes
  • in hac lacrimarum valle.
  • Eia ergo, advocata nostra, illos tuos
  • misericordes oculos ad nos converte.
  • Et Jesum, benedictum fructum ventris tui,
  • nobis, post hoc exilium, ostende.
  • O clemens, O pia, O dulcis Virgo Maria.

Testo in italiano:


  • "Salve, Regina, Madre di misericordia;
  • vita, dolcezza e speranza nostra, salve.
  • A Te ricorriamo, noi esuli figli di Eva;
  • a Te sospiriamo, gementi e piangenti
  • in questa valle di lacrime.
  • Orsù dunque, avvocata nostra,
  • rivolgi a noi gli occhi
  • tuoi misericordiosi.
  • E mostraci, dopo questo esilio, Gesù,
  • il frutto benedetto del Tuo seno.
  • O clemente, o pia,
  • o dolce Vergine Maria!"

Lyrics translation in English:


  • "Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy;
  • life, our sweetness and our hope.
  • To you, we turn, we banished children of Eve;
  • To you, our sighs, mourning and weeping
  • in this valley of tears.
  • Come now therefore, advocate,
  • toward us, eyes
  • Your merciful.
  • And show after this our exile, Jesus,
  • the blessed fruit of thy womb.
  • O clement, O loving,
  • O sweet Virgin Mary! "

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