(Latin for "Grant us peace") is a phrase in the Dona nobis pacem section of the Agnus Dei mass. The phrase, in isolation, has been appropriated for a number of musical works, which include:
, a traditional canon Dona nobis pacem Work for choir and orchestra by the Latvian composer, Pēteris Vasks (1996)
by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1936) Dona nobis pacem "Dona Nobis Pacem" is repeatedly quoted in Graham Greene's 1938 novel
by its antihero Pinkie Brown. Brighton Rock "Dona Nobis Pacem" is used in Graham Greene´s 1966 novel
The Comedians The third movement of
by Arthur Honegger (1945) Symphonie Liturgique Included in
Bobby Darin's 1960 Christmas album The 25th Day of December. The title of a song, from the "Present from Nancy" LP by the Dutch band "
Supersister" (1970) At the end of
Pray Your Gods by Toad the Wet Sprocket (1992) Included in an arrangement of "
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" recorded by Wayne Watson on One Christmas Eve (1994) A song performed by cast members (as an impromptu choir) in the 1978
Christmas episode "Dear Sis". M*A*S*H Bass guitarist
Michael Manring performs an instrumental version on the 1993 Windham Hill compilation A Winter's Solstice IV. Clarinetist
Richard Stoltzman performs a song on the 1996 Windham Hill compilation The Carols of Christmas. A setting by
David Fanshawe, on the 1994 recording of . African Sanctus One section of
, by Karl Jenkins (2003) Adiemus V: Vocalise One track of the album
, by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (2006) No Boundaries Track 12 of the album
, by Tanya Donelly (2004) Whiskey Tango Ghosts The phrase is used by the Doctor - season 4, episode 6 of Doctor Who,
- when speaking in code to Donna Noble who is trapped on the TARDIS by the Sontarans. (Original airdate: 3 May 2008) The Poison Sky Sister Steven, a character in the comic strip
9 Chickweed Lane repeatedly uses the phrase when her patience is being tried. The phrase is repeated in the song
Old City (Instrumental) on the album Instrumentals by the Shanghai Restoration Project (2008). The title of a track in the
Max Richter score for the HBO show " The Leftovers" The title of a composition by
Motoi Sakuraba in Tales of Destiny 2 and featured throughout the series.
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