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RC 69 Hymnus de Spiritu Sancto (“Veni Creator Spiritus”)

instrumentation: male choir and organ ♦ Alphons Diepenbrock composed the Hymnus de Spiritu Sancto at the request of chaplain, hymnologist and church musician Cornelis van Erven Dorens. He was looking for a Veni Creator Spiritus he could reh…

RC 74 Veni Creator Spiritus

instrumentation: male choir a cappella ♦ On 4 November 1906, after his Hymnus de Spiritu Sancto for male choir and organ (RC 69) had been turned down by the Episcopal Committee for the Approval of Compositions for the Church, Diepenbrock com…