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You, O Mary, our dear Lady

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This translation of Ty, Marije, naša Panna is by Father William Levkulic and Cantor Jerry Jumba.

This hymn was edited as part of the Hymnal Project of the Metropolitan Cantor Institute. See this blog entry.


The text above, with with music, was included in the Marian Hymnal (1984) on page 59. That version, however used a strong triple meter which causes problems with both Slavonic and English accentuation, and which is not used everywhere. For the proposed hymnal, we are recommending music (above) that is simpler, and much closer to the version printed in Father Stefan Papp's 1969 collection Duchovňi Pisňi, on page 77.