Origin of Kyrie eleison
How to use Kyrie eleison in a sentence
Get from Schlemmer what remains of the Kyrie:—show him the postscript and herewith satis.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
The fire was then kindled, and his voice as it audibly prayed in the words of the “Kyrie Eleison” was soon stifled in the smoke.
I would you could see his face, Kyrie, it is that of Judas Iscariot.The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
On arranging his musical matters there, he missed the score of the first movement (Kyrie) of his grand Mass.
The first, which was the Kyrie Eleison, is in D major, a movement full of fire and deep religious feeling.