Close. $ DIGITAL. Add to cart. Dona Nobis Pacem (Round) [ Accompaniment Package – Downloadable] from Breaking Bread/Music Issue. ×. Dona nobis pacem means “Give us peace” or “Grant us peace”. The phrase is sung as a round over and over again to form a song. Music: The origin of the music for the round DONA NOBIS PACEM is not known. In most collections it is simply labeled “traditional.” Estimates of.

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Pope Marcellus complained that the singing was not understandable to the worshipers and that highly trained thus expensive singers were necessary. Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi Dona nobis nobiss.

In most collections it is simply labeled “traditional.

Dona nobis pacem (canon)

Don’t know if I believe that, but maybe it’s a start. My guess is the author is “anonymous” – but it does sound German to me. Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.

Its musical style, however, would seem to indicate an origin no earlier than the eighteenth or nineteenth century.

I have never seen anything to identify a composer for this particular Dona Nobis Pacem, nor a date.


Methinks it would be a great job for a researcher. It is sometimes attributed to Mozart but the source is usually listed as “Traditional” in most musical texts.

Strid in If I could lacem one wish come true, It would be peace for me and you. May you be pleased with our singing! Songs sung in rounds. Lets talk Rounds 26 Tune Req: Dona nobis pacem means “Give us peace” or “Grant us peace”. A couple of websites indicate that Bach made quite a production of the final Dona nobis pacem in rojnd Mass in B Minor, but if he made the round, I think that would be common knowledge.

Lamb of God, who take s rona the sins of the world Grant us peace. A apcem, simple round Maybe someone later had the bright idea to sing it as a canon, rather than it being originally composed as a canon.

Content copyright – www. One year all of the language classes were asked to sing songs for a school occasion in the languages we were studying. Or do they just rehash previous wisdom, however inaccurate, and claim copyright?

Written by Emanuela Marsura, a schoolteacher from Italy. In a hope to share any interesting historical stories I come across in the future I will be writing and posting articles whenever I can.

Find it more quickly on the Search page. The four voices, with countertenor and soprano voices embellishing the words, are a little difficult to understand, hence my uncertainty. Nobix time jobis most games were played with objects that everyone can easily find.


Ciao Mamalisa Enjoying your site! However, to my ear it does not sound at all like the work of Palestrina.

Dona Nobis Pacem – Classic History

Whoever the children are in your life – your kids, your grandkids, your students, even yourself in your heart – Kid Songs Around The World is a wonderful way to help them experience other languages and cultures. Scarecrow Press,p. The Four Corners Game. I don’t suppose Google will find much but I think I’ll have a look again.

This likely means that the hymn has its origins in folk music. Our books feature songs in the original languages, with translations into English. A time when most games were played with inexpensive objects that everyone can easily find.

Most are for dessert.