Cabalga majestuoso

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1 Cabalga majestuoso
tan alto embajador,
Seguido de sus fieles
del Olivar a Sion.
Las multitudes cantan
con gozo y con fervor:
¡Hosanna al rey que viene
en nombre del Señor!

2 Con palmas y con ramos
el pueblo marcha en pos,
Aclámanle lo niños,
rindiendo gloria a Dios.
Las multitudes cantan
con gozo y con fervor:
¡Hosanna al rey que viene
En nombre del Señor!

3 Cubrid de mirto y flores
la senda del Señor,
Con corazón y labios
rendidle adoración.
Cantadle, multitudes,
con gozo y con fervor:
¡Hosanna al rey que viene
en nombre del Señor!

Source: Celebremos Su Gloria #187

Author: Jeanette Threlfall

Jeannette Threlfall’s (b. Blackburn, Lancashire, England, 1821; d. Westminster, London, 1880) life was extremely difficult: she was orphaned at an early age, and two serious accidents caused her to be an invalid for life. But she bore her misfortune with grace and fortitude and maintained a ministry to many people who came in contact with her. Threlfall wrote devotional verse, which was published anonymously in various periodicals and later collected in Woodsorrel, or Leaves from a Retired Home (1856) and Sunshine and Shadow (1873), which included "Hosanna, Loud Hosanna." Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Translator: Severa Euresti

Severa Euresti worked as a music instructor at Centro Social Roberts in Saltillo, Coahuila, México in the 1930's. email to Hymnary Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cabalga majestuoso
English Title: Hosanna, loud hosanna
Author: Jeanette Threlfall
Translator: Severa Euresti
Meter: D
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



Published in a chapel hymnal for the Duke of Würtemberg (Gesangbuch der Herzogl, 1784), ELLACOMBE (the name of a village in Devonshire, England) was first set to the words "Ave Maria, klarer und lichter Morgenstern." During the first half of the nineteenth century various German hymnals altered the…

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Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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Celebremos Su Gloria #187

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Libro de Liturgia y Cántico #332

Praise y Adoración #281b

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