203. 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.

Chorus:
Gloria in excelsis Deo.
Gloria in excelsis Deo.

2. Shepherds, why this jubilee?
Why your joyous strains prolong?
What the gladsome tidings be
Which inspire your heav’nly song? [Chorus]

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

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: 7 7 7 7 (with refrain)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2002
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christmas
Source: French carol, ca. 1862
Tune Information
Name: GLORIA
Meter: 7 7 7 7 (with refrain)
Incipit: 33355 43323 53213
Key: F Major
Source: French carol



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