164. Hail thee, festival day

Hail thee, festival day!
blest day to be hallowed forever;
(Easter)day when our Lord was raised,
breaking the kingdom of death.
(Ascension) day when our risen Lord
rose in the heavens to reign.
(Pentecost) day when the Holy Ghost
shone in the world full of grace.

Text Information
First Line: Hail thee, festival day
Author: Venantius Honorius Fortunatus
Publication Date: 1993
Source: The English Hymnal
Notes: Hail Thee, Festival Day (United Methodist Hymnal No. 324)
Tune Information
Name: SALVE FESTA DIES
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Composer (descant): Richard Proulx
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Descant © 1979 G.I.A. Publication, Inc.
Notes: Descant-Refrain only (Vocal)



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