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737. The Easter Day with Joy Was Bright

Text Information
First Line: That Easter day with joy was bright
Title: The Easter Day with Joy Was Bright
Translator: John Mason Neale
Meter: LM with alleluia
Publication Date: 1969
Topic: The Christian Year: Eastertide
Source: Latin, 5th century, cento; Trans.: Hymnal 1940 version, based on Neale
Copyright: © The Church Pension Fund from "The Hymnal 1940"
Notes: Latin: Claro paschali gaudio (cento from Aurora lucis rutilat)
Tune Information
Composer: Nikolaus Herman, 1480-1561
Meter: LM with alleluia
Key: d minor

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