How well do you know the lyrics to 'Adiemus'?

3 February 2016, 15:52

adiemus quiz

The lyrics for Karl Jenkins' classic composition are famously hard to decipher - how many of them do you know?

'Adiemus' is a cosmic classical crossover smash that still resonates today, but who can actually work out what on earth the lyrics are?

The words were actually invented by Jenkins himself and designed not to take attention away from the music itself, so you'd be forgiven for forgetting some of them.

 
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