242. Day of Delight and Beauty Unbounded

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First Line: Sing of the sun from darkness appearing
Title: Day of Delight and Beauty Unbounded
Author: Delores Dufner, OSB (1996)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Year: Palm Sunday; Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter (2 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Day of delight and beauty unbounded
Copyright: © 2011 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Composer: Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi (1591)
Meter: Irregular
Key: E♭ Major

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This joyful Easter hymn brings together many images and responses evoked by Christ’s Resurrection. As the second stanza affirms, it does turn mourning into dancing (Psalm 30:11), for this 20th-century text was written to fit the rhythms of this 16th-century Italian dance-song.

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