207. Angels We Have Heard on High

1 Angels we have heard on high
Singing sweetly o'er the plains,
And the mountains in reply
Echo back their joyous strains.

Gloria in excelsis Deo,
Gloria in excelsis Deo.

2 Shepherds, why this jubilee?
Why your joyous strains prolong?
Say what may the tidings be,
Which inspire your heavenly song? [Refrain]

3 Come to Bethlehem and see
Him whose birth the angels sing;
Come adore, on bended knee,
Christ, the Lord, the newborn King. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Angels we have heard on high
Title: Angels We Have Heard on High
Refrain First Line: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Language: English
Publication Date: 1982
Topic: Christmas
Source: French Carol
Tune Information
Name: [Angels we have heard on high]
Key: F Major or modal
Source: French Carol

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