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Panis Angelicus, performed by Placido Domingo, 2009.

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Panis Angelicus, performed by Placido Domingo, 2009. Besides his theological and philosophical works, Aquinas left an important collection of devotional hymns and writings of striking beauty. Part of one of his more famous hymns was set to music and received wide hearing as Panis Angelicus. This rendition, by tenor Luciano Pavarotti accompanied by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, was sung at the funeral service for Senator Edward Kennedy in 2009. Source: WCVBtv, as uploaded to youtube.com on August 29, 2009.