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Day of delight and beauty unbounded

Author: Delores Dufner

Delores Dufner is a member of St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph, Minnesota, with Master's Degrees in Liturgical Music and Liturgical Studies. She is currently a member and a Fellow of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, the National Pastoral Musicians (NPM), the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), and the Monastic Worship Forum. Delores is a writer of liturgical, scripturally based hymn and song texts which have a broad ecumenical appeal and are contracted or licensed by 34 publishers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and China. She has received more than 50 commissions to write texts for special occasions or needs and has published over 200 hymns, many of which h… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing of the sun from darkness appearing
Title: Day of delight and beauty unbounded
Author: Delores Dufner
Meter: 10.7.10.7.10.10.9 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Day of delight and beauty unbounded
Publication Date: 1997
Copyright: © 1996 Sisters of St. Benedict

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IN DIR IST FREUDE

IN DIR IST FREUDE is one of many balletti (dance-like songs) written by Giovanni G. Gastoldi, a priest and composer from Mantua, Italy. It was originally published in his Balleti a cinque voce (1591 ), where it was set to "Alieta vi.a, Amor ciinuita", which like so many balletti had a "fa-la-la" ref…

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