Text:Bright Angel Hosts Are Heard on High
Adapter:Richard R. Chope
Translator (from French to Cornish):Anonymous
Tune:GRAND ISLAND
Composer:Anonymous
Media:MIDI file

627. Bright Angel Hosts Are Heard on High

1. Bright angel hosts are heard on high
All sweetly singing o’er the plains;
While mountains echo in reply
The burden of their joyous strains.

2. Say, shepherds, why this jubilee,
What doth your rapturous mirth prolong?
Say, say what may the tidings be
Which still inspire that heav’nly song?

3. Come, come to Bethlehem, come and see
The Child whose birth the angels sing;
Come, come, adore on bended knee
The Infant Christ, the newborn King!

4. See, there within a manger laid
Jesus, the Lord of Heav’n and earth!
See, saints and angels lend their aid
To celebrate the Savior’s birth!

Text Information
First Line: Bright angel hosts are heard on high
Title: Bright Angel Hosts Are Heard on High
French Title: Les Anges dans Nos Campagnes
Adapter: Richard R. Chope
Translator (from French to Cornish): Anonymous
Meter: LM
Language: English
Source: Carols, 1875
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: GRAND ISLAND
Composer: Anonymous
Meter: LM
Incipit: 13154 34321 71153
Key: C Major
Source: Carols Old and Carols New, by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston, Massachusetts: Parish Choir, 1916), number 7
Copyright: Public Domain



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