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Today Christ is born

Language: English after the Latin

Today Christ is born;
Today the Saviour has appeared;
Today the angels sing,
The archangels rejoice,
Today the righteous rejoice, saying:
Glory be to God in the highest.
Alleluia!


Translation(s): FRE GER

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Submitted by Tom White

Authorship


Based on
  • a text in Latin by Bible or other Sacred Texts , a medieval paraphrase of Luke 2:11, 13-14 and Psalm 33:1 DUT FIN FRE GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Caterina Assandra, Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi, Francis Poulenc, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. Go to the text.

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-10-01.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:28
Line count: 7
Word count: 29

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Aujourd'hui le Christ est né

Language: French (Français) after the English

Aujourd'hui le Christ est né ;
Aujourd'hui le Sauveur est apparu ;
Aujourd'hui les anges chantent,
Les archanges se réjouissent,
Aujourd'hui les justes se réjouissent, en disant :
Gloire à Dieu, au plus haut,
Alléluia !


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Translation of titles
"Procession" = "Procession"
"Recession" = "Récession"

Authorship

  • Translation from English to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Based on
Based on
  • a text in Latin by Bible or other Sacred Texts , a medieval paraphrase of Luke 2:11, 13-14 and Psalm 33:1 DUT FIN FRE GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Caterina Assandra, Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi, Francis Poulenc, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2015-08-16.
Last modified: 2015-08-16 09:45:59
Line count: 7
Word count: 36