Tamzette (tamzette) wrote in linguaphiles,

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Latin Pronunciation Request

Hope you guys can help me here.

I'm going to be playing one of the nuns in a performance of The Sound of Music in a few months, and we're in the process of learning the music at the moment. The main problem we've come across is that since we're all Jewish (and in Israel), and none of us learned Latin in school, we don't quite know how to pronounce the lyrics we're supposed to be singing.

I was hoping some kind person (or possible a combination of several kind people) could help me out by telling me the correct pronunciation for the following Latin lyrics:

Dixit dominus domino meo:
Sede a dextris meis.
Donec ponam inimicos tuos,
Scabelleum pedum tuorum
Dominus a dextris tuis
Confregit in die irae suae reges.
De torrente in via bibet:
Propterea in exaltabit caput.
Gloria Patri, et Filio,
Et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio,
et nunc, et semper,
et in saecula saeculorum. Amen

Rex admirabilis,
Et triumphator nobilis,
Dulcedo ineffabilis,
Totus desiderabilis,

Confitemini, Domino
Quoniam Bonus, Quoniam Bonus
Quoniam in Saeculum
Misericordia Ejus

Gaudeamus, Gaudeamus
Omnes in Domino
Diem Festum Cellebrantes

Thanks so much!!

[Edit: Thanks so much for all your answers! Hopefully we'll be able to do it justice... :-)]

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