A sound of angels (Christopher Tye)

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Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: A sound of angels
Composer: Christopher Tye

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCarol

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: written c.1553

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Original text and translations

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A sound of angels from afar
Fills all the quiet air,
And Ah! how full of gladness are
The tidings that they bear.
The shepherds run to Bethlem town
To see a wondrous sight.
The Lord of Lords to earth come down
Is born for men tonight,
Yeah, Christ is born, our heav’nly king,
Salvation now is nigh,
So all mankind with angels sing
Glory to God on high.