40. Quapropter tritum illud effatum « ars propter artem », quo artem, fine illo omni creaturae penitus inhaerente neglecto, a quibusvis legibus quae non ex ipsa sola emanent, omnino eximi perperam asseverant, aut omni vi caret aut ipsi Deo, Creatori et ultimo fini, gravem contumeliam infert. Pious associations of this kind, which have been founded to instruct the people in sacred music or for advanced study in this subject, can contribute greatly by words and example to the advance of sacred music. 62. Immo paulatim etiam novae cantus sacri formae creatae sunt, nova canticorum genera inventa, quae a Cantorum Scholis, praesertim in Urbe Roma, magis in dies exculta sunt. ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS XII ON SACRED MUSIC TO OUR VENERABLE BRETHREN, THE PATRIARCHS, PRIMATES, ARCHBISHOPS, BISHIOPS, AND OTHER LOCAL ORDINARIES IN PEACE AND COMMUNION WITH THE APOSTOLIC SEE. Thus, with the favor and under the auspices of the Church the study of sacred music has gone a long way over the course of the centuries. The subject of sacred music has always been very close to Our heart. Hence these popular religious hymns are of great help to the Catholic apostolate and should be carefully cultivated and promoted. "[3], 6. We are doing so in order that this noble and distinguished art may contribute more every day to greater splendor in the celebration of divine worship and to the more effective nourishment of spiritual life among the faithful. 38. A.A.S. Many of the peoples entrusted to the ministry of the missionaries take great delight in music and beautify the ceremonies dedicated to the worship of idols with religious singing. Furthermore, even where it is licit to use these exemptions, local Ordinaries and the other pastors should take great care that the faithful from their earliest years should learn at least the easier and more frequently used Gregorian melodies, and should know how to employ them in the sacred liturgical rites, so that in this way also the unity and the universality of the Church may shine forth more powerfully every day. You give more nourishment to those dearest to you if we hear spiritual things and if religious sweetness delights the ears."[27]. 68. Słowo wstępne tłumacza | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate These last serve to prepare a worthy setting for the sacred ceremonies. 33. Dezember 1955. 59. 22. In sacrarum autem Missionum regionibus fieri non poterit, ut haec singula omnino exsecutioni mandentur, priusquam christianorum numerus satis creverit, aedes sacrae ampliores exstructae fuerint, scholae ab Ecclesia institutae a christianorum filiis rite frequententur, ac denique administrorum sacronun par necessitatibus adsit numerus. « Quin immo, si nihil iidem habeant, quod profanum sapiat vel loci ac liturgicae actionis sanctitatem dedeceat neque ex inani quodam miri atque insoliti stud,io oriantur, tum profecto eis templa nostra pateant, cum ad sacrorum rituum splendorem mentesque ad altiora elevandas simulque ad veram animi refovendam pietatem haud parum conferre queant » (A. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at 6:15pm in Leppert Hall at Little Flower Church following mass. Augetur igitur sacrae musicae ope honor ab Ecclesia cum Christo Capite coniuncta Deo tributus; augetur etiam fructus, quem fideles, sacris concentibus moti, ex sacra Liturgia colligunt, et vita ac moribus christiano homine dignis manifestant, ut et ipsa cotidiana experientia docet et multa monumenta litterarum antiqua et recentiora confirmant. for Rites – Feast of Saint Pius X – 1955 Musicae Sacrae Disciplina (Encyclical) Pope Pius XII – 1955; Mediator Dei (Encyclical) Pope Pius XII –1947; Mystici Corporis (Encyclical) Pope Pius XII– 1943; Divini Cultus (Apostolic Constitution) Pope Pius XI– 1928 23. We hope, therefore, that what St. Pius X rightly decreed in the document which he accurately called the "legal code of sacred music[1] may be confirmed and inculcated anew, shown in a new light and strengthened by new proofs. St. Cyprian, Letter to Donatus (Letter 1, n. 16) PL, IV, 227. Since this is true of works of art in general, it obviously applies also to religious and sacred art. enc. 67. Ac primum quidem cantus ille et musica sacra quae cum liturgico Ecclesiae cultu proxime coniunguntur, ad excelsum sibi propositum finem conducant oportet. Percorso di lettura del libro: AUTORI E PERSONAGGI, Opere dei Papi, Pio XII - Papa Pacelli. What we have written thus far applies primarily to those nations where the Catholic religion is already firmly established. It is a true guide for all that relates to the great musical tradition of the Church: its causes, its origins, its future perspectives. Iamvero non ignoramus quosdam artis cultores postremis hisce annis, magna cum christianae pietatis offensione, in aedes sacras ausos esse opera inducere ab ipsis confecta, quae omni religionis afflatu careant, et quae etiam rectis artis rationibus, prorsus repugnent. Już wcześniej Pius XII w encyklice o muzyce kościelnej Musicae sacrae disciplina podkreślił, że inne rodzaje sztuki: architektura, malarstwo czy rzeźbiarstwo, przygotowują tylko godne miejsce świętym obrzędom, muzyka sakralna spełnia uprzywilejowaną rolę w samym sprawowaniu świętych ceremonii i … This should be done especially at the time when catechetical instruction is being given to the Christian people. enciclica “musicae sacrae disciplina” di s. s. pio xii “sulla musica sacra” ai venerabili fratelli, patriarchi, primati, arcivescovi, vescovi e agli altri ordinari aventi con l’apostolica sede pace e comunione pio pp. Hunc sacri cantus Gregoriani pretiosum thesaurum diligenter conservare et populo christiano copiose impertire omnium eorum est, quibus Christus Dominus divitias Ecclesiae suae custodiendas et clispensandas concredidit. Verum illud quoque musicae sacrae genus, quod « populare » appellatur et ab Ecclesia ortum habuit eaque auspice felicia cepit incrementa, experientia teste magnam salutaremque exercere potest in christifidelium animos vim et virtutem, sive intra templa in actionibus et caerimoniis non liturgicis usurpatur, sive extra sacrarum aedium saepta ad varia sollemnia et celebrationes, adhibetur. Inter musicae sacrae monumenta antiquissima et praestantissima, praecipuum quendam procul dubio obtinent locum cantus liturgici variorum Rituum Orientalium, quorum modulationes plurimum valuerunt ad modos musicos ipsius Occidentalis Ecclesiae efformandos, temperamentis habiti pro indole Latinae liturgiae propria. Pius XI, per Constitutionem Apostolicam Divini cultus sanctitatem die XX Decembris, anno MDCCCCXXIX, datam (cfr. In the meantime, buoyed up by the hope of richer and more joyous fruits which We are confident will come from this exhortation of Ours, as a testimony of Our good will and as an omen of heavenly gifts to each one of you, venerable brethren, to the flock entrusted to your care and to those who observe Our wishes and work to promote sacred music, with abundant charity, We impart the Apostolic Benediction. Musicae sacrae disciplina encyclical on sacred music to our venerable brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishiops, and other local ordinaries in peace and communion with the Apostolic See [1955.12.25] English - ENG1186. Therefore they also serve as a sort of catechism. Praecellunt autem hac in re musica illa instrumenta, quorum chordae parvo, ut dicitur, arcu fricata sonant, quia, tum sola, tum cum aliis instrumentis vel organo sociata, seu maestos, seu laetos animi sensus ineffabili vi quadam exprimunt. AD VENERABILES FRATRES PATRIARCHAS, PRIMATES, ARCHIEPISCOPOS, EPISCOPOS ALIOSQUE LOCORUM ORDINARIOS, PACEM ET COMMUNIONEM CUM APOSTOLICA SEDE HABENTES : DE MUSICA SACRA. This Instruction applies to all the rites of the Latin Church. They will receive from Christ the Lord the generous rewards and honors of apostles for the work they have done so faithfully. The power of sacred music increases the honor given to God by the Church in union with Christ, its Head. Moved by paternal solicitude, We have dealt with this matter at some length. Cfr. 77. sapienter ordinaverunt et inculcaverunt, idem Nos quoque, praeclaris illis perspectis notis, quibus nativus pollet Gregorianus cantus, efficiendum optamus et praescribimus; ut nempe in sacris peragendis liturgicis ritibus idem sacer cantus latissime usurpetur, atque omni cum cura prospiciatur, ut recte, digne pieque exsecutioni mandetur. Thus eastern rite seminarians, well trained in sacred chant, can make a significant contribution to enhancing the beauty of God's house after they have been ordained priests. It should be done in such a way that these new compositions obey the laws proper to genuine Gregorian chant and are in worthy harmony with the older melodies in their virtue and purity. Therefore when We praised the manifold power and the apostolic effectiveness of sacred music, We spoke of something that can be a source of great joy and solace to all who have in any way dedicated themselves to its study and practice. 29. The dates of the list may vary in accuracy. Ut ea quae, Encyclicis hisce Litteris Decessorum Nostrorum vestigiis insistentes, commendavimus vel praecepimus ad optatum effectum perducantur, Vos, Venerabiles Fratres, omnibus illis adiumentis sollerter utimini, quae excelsum munus Vobis a Christo Domino concreditum et ab Ecclesia commissum offert, quaeque, uti experiundo constat, in multis christiani orbis templis magno cum fructu adhibentur. Pius XII, (en llat í: Pius XII, en ... Musicae Sacrae (25 de desembre de 1955) , sobre la música sacra. If hymns of this sort are to bring spiritual fruit and advantage to the Christian people, they must be in full conformity with the doctrine of the Catholic faith. If this polyphonic music is endowed with the proper qualities, it can be of great help in increasing the magnificence of divine worship and of moving the faithful to religious dispositions. 50. 57. religion" (Musicae sacrae disciplina: AAS 48 [1956} 13-14). 7. Huiusmodi autem artifices Ecclesia semper in honore habuit atque habebit ipsisque templorum ianuas late aperit et pandit, cum gratum ei obveniat non parvum adiumentum quod iidem arte sua et industria afferunt ad ipsius ministerium apostolicum efficacius exsequendum. Libertate et pace Ecclesiae restituta, plurima habentur Patrum et Scriptorum Ecclesiae testimonia, quae psalmos et hymnos liturgici cultus in usu fere cotidiano fuisse confirmant. Since the Church always held this polyphonic chant in the highest esteem, it willingly admitted this type of music even in the Roman basilicas and in pontifical ceremonies in order to increase the glory of the sacred rites. Sess. In Ecclesia vero a divino Servatore condita cantum sacrum inde a primordiis in usu et honore fuisse, haud obscure S. Paulus Apostolus significat, cum ad Ephesios haec scribit: « Implemini Spiritu Sancto loquentes vobismetipsis in psalmis et hymnis et canticis spiritualibus » (Eph. Pius XII (Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli, 2. märts 1876 – 9. oktoober 1958) oli aastatel 1939–1958 paavst.Ta oli 260. paavst. 19. 73. Quem deplorandum agendi modum speciosis probare conantur argumentis quae ex propria artis natura et indole fluere asseverant. Ea autem potissimum utilia esse poterunt cum de pueris et puellis agitur ad veritatem catholicam informandis, itemque de iuventutis consociationibus et de piarum sodalitatum conventibus, ut non semel experientia manifeste ostendit. Hence that outworn dictum "art for art's sake" entirely neglects the end for which every creature is made. regn., Litterae encyclicae Musicae sacrae disciplina, diei 25 Decembris anni 1955 ; nec defuerunt minora alia pontificia documenta et huius Sacrae Rituum Congregationis decreta, quibus variae res ad Musicam sacram pertinentes ordi-nabantur. Gen. 1, 26) exornavit, musica profecto est, utpote quae simul cum ceteris liberalibus artibus ad spiritualia pertineat gaudia et ad animi oblectationem. über die Kirchenmusik 25. Die Enzyklika Musicae sacrae disciplina von Papst Pius XII. Tertull. Qui religiosae puerorum et puellarum institutioni praesunt, his efficacibus adiumentis debito modo uti ne omittant, et iuventutis catholicae moderatores eadem prudenter in munere gravissimo ipsis concredito usurpent. Optimum sane factu est, si in dioecesano Artis Christianae Consilio aliquis habeatur qui musicae sacrae et cantus apprime peritus iis quae in dioecesi fiant, sollerter invigilare possit, et qui de rebus actis et agendis Ordinarium certiorem faciat, eiusdemque iussa et mandata excipiat et exsecutioni mandet. Ut eiusmodi cantica religiosa christiano populo spiritualem fructum et utilitatem afferant, ad catholicae fidei doctrinarn plene conformentur oportet, eam recte proponant et explicent, lingua utantur plana et modulatione simplici, a tumida et inani verborum profluentia immunia sint, ac denique, etsi brevia sunt et f acilia, quandam prae se ferant religiosam dignitatem et gravitatem. They are frequently repeated and completely understood. Ubi autem Scholae Cantorum haberi non possunt, vel congruus non invenitur numerus Puerorum Cantorum, conceditur ut « coetus tum virorum ac mulierum seu puellarum, in loco eius, soli usui destinato extra cancellos positus, textus liturgicos in Missa sollemni cantare possit, dummodo viri a mulieribus et puellis omnino sint separati, vitato quolibet inconvenienti et onerata super his Ordinariorum conscientia » (Decr. Dezember 1955 veröffentlicht und trägt den Untertitel „Über die Kirchenmusik“. Pius XII. Then you may avail yourself of the opportunity to cultivate these gifts further and send him either to the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome or to some other institution of learning in which this subject is taught, provided that the student manifests the qualities and virtues upon which one can base a hope that he will become an excellent priest.