The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Let Our Gladness Have No End

Words: Narodil se Kristus Pan, Anonymous Bohemian Carol, 15th Century,
Translation Unknown
Other Translations: Be Ye Joyful, Earth and Sun
Christ the Lord to Us Is Born
Let Our Gladness Know No End

Based on Luke 2:11
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour,
which is Christ the Lord.
(KJV)

Music: Narodil se Kristus Pan (Alternate Title: Salvator Natus)
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / XML
Meter: 7 6 7 4 6 6 6

Other: Freu Dick, Erdí Und Sternenzelt, Morovian Melody
O. Hardwig, ed., Wartburg Hymnal (Chicago: Wartburg Publishing House, 1918)

1. Let our gladness have1 no end, Hallelujah!
For earth did Christ descend, Hallelujah!

Chorus:
On this day God gave us
Christ, His Son, to save us.
Christ, His Son, His Son, to save us.

2. See the loveliest blooming rose, Hallelujah!
From the branch of Jesse grows, Hallelujah! Chorus

3. Into flesh is made the Word, Hallelujah!
'Tis2 our Refuge, Christ the Lord, Hallelujah! Chorus

Note

1. Other versions: know no end...  Return

2. Other versions: : He, our refuge... Return

Sheet Music "Old Bohemian" from Charles L. Hutchins, Carols Old and Carols New (Boston: Parish Choir, 1916), Carol #577

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