118. Angels We Have Heard on High

1 Angels we have heard on high
Sweetly singing o'er the plains,
And the mountains in reply
Echo back their joyous strains.

Refrain:
Gloria in excelsis Deo,
Gloria in excelsis Deo!

2 Shepherds, why this jubilee?
Why your joyous strains prolong?
Say what may the tidings be,
Which inspire your heavenly songs? [Refrain]

3 Come to Bethlehem and see
Him whose birth the angels sing;
Come, adore on bended knee
Christ the Lord, the newborn King. [Refrain]

4 See within a manger laid
Jesus, Lord of heaven and earth!
Mary, Joseph, lend your aid,
With us sing our Savior's birth. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Angels we have heard on high
Title: Angels We Have Heard on High
Refrain First Line: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Meter: 77.77. with Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: Jesus Christ: Advent and Nativity; Christmas; Jesus: Advent and Nativity
Source: Trad. French Carol
Tune Information
Name: GLORIA
Meter: 77.77. with Refrain
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Trad. French Carol



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