Rejoice, Angelic Choirs, Rejoice

Paraphraser: Joel Lundeen

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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 >

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



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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Common Praise (1998) #218

Worship (3rd ed.) #455

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