84. Creator of the Stars of Night

Text Information
First Line: Creator of the stars of night
Title: Creator of the Stars of Night
Original Language: Latin
Translator: John Mason Neale (1851)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Jesus Christ: Ascension and Reign; Prayer; Sovereignty of God (2 more...)
Source: Latin hymn, 9th cent.; Trans. as in The Hymnal 1940, alt.
Language: English
Copyright: © 1940 Church Pension Fund
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Alfred V. Fedak (2011)
Meter: LM
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Sarum plainsong, Mode IV, 9th cent.
Copyright: Harm. © 2011 Alfred V. Fedak
Notes: (alternate tune: PUER NOBIS NASCITUR)

Text Information:

The Latin original of this text for Advent dates from at least the 9th century, and the English version was created a millennium later as part of the 19th-century recovery of early Christian hymns. It is provided here with its traditional plainchant setting.

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