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187. Be Joyful, Mary

1 Be joyful, Mary, heav'nly queen,
Gaude, Maria:
Your Son who died was living seen,
Alleluia, laetare, O Maria.

2 The Son you bore by heaven's grace,
Gaude, Maria:
Did all our guilt and sin efface,
Alleluia, laetare, O Maria!

3 The Lord has risen from the dead,
Gaude, Maria;
He rose with might as he had said,
Alleluia, laetare, O Maria!

Text Information
First Line: Be joyful, Mary, heav'nly queen
Title: Be Joyful, Mary
Latin Title: Regina Caeli, jubilata
Translator: Anon.
Meter: 85 84 7
Language: English
Publication Date: 2019
Topic: Seasonal Music: Easter
Source: Latin, 17th cent.; Tr.: Psallite, 1901, alt.
Tune Information
Meter: 85 84 7
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Johann Leisentritt's Catholicum Hymnologium, 1584

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