Ángeles, alzad el canto

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1 Ángeles, alzad el canto,
la noticia celebrad;
Proclamad al mundo entero
nuevas de consuelo y paz.

Adoremos, adoremos
al recién nacido Rey.

2 Oh, pastores que oísteis
el gran coro celestial,
El mensaje tan sublime
por doquiera anunciad. [Coro]

3 Sabios, contemplad con gozo
de la estrella el fulgor,
Ese astro portentoso
que os guía al Salvador. [Coro]

4 Fieles, todos adoradle
con humilde gratitud;
Todo honor y homenaje
tributad al Rey Jesús. [Coro]

Source: Celebremos Su Gloria #122

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ángeles, alzad el canto
English Title: Angles from the realms of glory
Author: James Montgomery (1816)
Source: Es trad.
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Adoremos, adoremos al recién nacido Rey
Copyright: Public Domain



Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REGENT SQUARE for the Horatius Bonar (PHH 260) doxology "Glory be to God the Father." The tune was first published in the English Presbyterian Church's Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship (1867), of which Smart was music editor. Because the text editor of that hymna…

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