by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Today Christ is born
Language: English  after the Latin 
Available translation(s): FRE GER
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.

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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

Researcher for this text: Tom White

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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"


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Text added to the website: 2015-08-16 00:00:00
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