Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

Author or Translator: Luke C. Walker

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Text Information

First Line: A! Waŋkaŋd dowaŋpi ce!
Title: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Original Language: English
Author or Translator: Luke C. Walker
Meter: 7s.
Language: Dakota
Publication Date: 1951
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1951.

Tune

MENDELSSOHN

The tune is from the second chorus of Felix Mendelssohn's (PHH 279) Festgesang (Op. 68) for male voices and brass; it was first performed in 1840 at the Gutenberg Festival in Leipzig, a festival celebrating the anniversary of Gutenberg's invention of the printing press. Mendelssohn's tune is similar…

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