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¡Cuánta luz en noche oscura!

Representative Text

1 ¡Cuánta luz en noche oscura!
En tinieblas, ¡quße fulgor!
¿Es del alba la hermosura?
¡Ved del cielo el esplendor!
En los campos al pastor
Cnata el ánge con dulzura:
"Nuevas de gran gozo doy;
Cristo os ha nacido hoy."

2 "El Mesías ha nacido,
El rey vuerstro celestial;
A Belén Él ha elegido.
Vedle enbuelto en un pañal,
Un pesebre es su señal.
Para todos ha venido."
Alabamos tu bondad,
Cristo, por la eternidad!

3 ¿Qué podemos ofrecerte,
Rey de excelsa majestad?
A Ti unamos nuestra suerte,
Imitando tu humildad.
Tuya es nuestra voluntad,
Nuetra vida hasta la muerte.
Oye, ¡oh Cristo!, la oración:
¡Toma nuestro corazón!

Author: Desconocido

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: ¡Cuánta luz en noche oscura!
Author: Desconocido
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.8.7.7
Language: Spanish
Publication Date: 1964
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1964.

Tune

ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR (Elvey)

George J. Elvey (PHH 48) composed ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR as a setting for James Montgomery's text "Hark! The Song of Jubilee," with which it was published in Edward H. Thorne's Selection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1858). The tune has been associated with Alford's text since publication of the hymn in th…

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Culto Cristiano #17

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