Benedictus (Simon & Garfunkel song)
|Song by Simon and Garfunkel from the album Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.|
|Released||October 19, 1964|
|Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. track listing|
"Benedictus" is a song from Simon and Garfunkel's debut album, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. It was arranged and adapted from two-part a capella motet by Orlande de Lassus. The sheet music for the original motet is available here. The text, in Latin, is benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini (KJV: Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord). The song is set for two voices with cello and sparse guitar accompaniment.
- Review of Benedictus on allmusic.com
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