While all things were in quiet silence, And that night was in the midst of her swift course, Thine Almighty Word, O Lord, Leaped down out of thy royal throne. Alleluia.
- by Bible or other Sacred Texts , from the Antiphon of Matins, Christmas I [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 Ned Rorem (b. 1923), "While all things were in quiet silence" [mixed chorus], from Seven Motets for the Church Year, no. 1. [text verified 1 time]
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