Opening Lat. words of a canticle (see Canticles) in matins; composed in Lat. ca. the beginning of the 5th c.; origin of text uncertain; various musical settings have been written, including one by M. Luther* (WA 35, 521524). Te Deum laudamus is Lat. for We praise Thee, O God. See also Worship, Parts of, 15.
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