Jesu, Jesu, Jesu, Jesu, Save us all through Thy virtue. Jesu, as Thou art our Saviour That Thou save us fro dolour! Jesu is mine paramour. Blessed be Thy name, Jesu. Jesu was born of a may, Upon Christëmas Day, She was may beforn and ay, Blessed be Thy name, Jesu.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author, 15th century [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Variation III: Jesu, as Thou art our Saviour", op. 3 no. 4, rev. 1955, first performed 1934 [men's chorus, women's chorus, boys' chorus a cappella (organ ad libitum)], from the cantata A Boy was Born, no. 4, Chester Music [text verified 1 time]
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