Rejoice, Angelic Choirs, Rejoice

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Author: St. Augustine

St. Augustine, born in Africa; wrote six books on music, which were printed at Lyons, 1586, eleven hundred forty six years after his death, which took place A.D. 440. A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876 Go to person page >

Paraphraser: Joel Lundeen

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Text Information

First Line: Rejoice, angelic choirs, rejoice
Title: Rejoice, Angelic Choirs, Rejoice
Author: St. Augustine
Paraphraser: Joel Lundeen
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Source: Rejoice, heavenly powers (Esxultet, Latin, 7th cent.?
Copyright: Para. © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship

Tune

MIT FREUDEN ZART

MIT FREUDEN ZART has some similarities to the French chanson "Une pastourelle gentille" (published by Pierre Attaingnant in 1529) and to GENEVAN 138 (138). The tune was published in the Bohemian Brethren hymnal Kirchengesänge (1566) with Vetter's text "Mit Freuden zart su dieser Fahrt." Splendid mu…

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ALLEIN GOTT IN DER HÖH

The tune name ALLEIN GOTT derives from the opening words of Decius's rhymed text in High German. The tune was first published in Schumann's Geistliche Lieder. Decius adapted the tune from a tenth-century Easter chant for the Gloria text, beginning at the part accompanying the words "et in terra pax.…

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Christian Worship #957

Common Praise (1998) #218

Worship (3rd ed.) #455

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