121. Angels We Have Heard on High

1 Angels we have heard on high
Sweetly singing o'er the plains,
And the mountains in reply
Echoing 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 heav'nly song. [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]

Text Information
First Line: Angels we have heard on high
Title: Angels We Have Heard on High
Original Language: French
Refrain First Line: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2007
Scripture:
Topic: Angels; Christmas; Jesus Christ
Source: Traditional French Carol; Trans.: Crown of Jesus Music, London, 1862
Tune Information
Name: GLORIA
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with Refrain
Key: F Major
Source: French Carol



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