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Meaning of ut queant laxis (1)

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ut queant laxis (1)

"So they can"


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

It's a Latin phrase that means "You can loosen it" or "can loosen up."


felipe lorenzo del rio

Beginning of the hymn to St. John the Baptist of the 8th-century Lombard Benedictine monk Paul the Deacon. Guido dArezzo in the eleventh century used the initial syllables of the verses of the first stanza to name the musical notes : UT queant laxis / REsonare fibris / MIra gestorum / FAmuli tuorum / SOLve polluti / LAbii reatum / Sancte Ioannes : So that these servants of yours may exalt your wonders, forgive the lack of your unclean lips, O blessed St. John!





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