The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

When Christ's Appearing Was Made Known

Words: Caelius Sedulius, circa 450, "Hostis Herodes impie" (a portion of the poem "Paean Alphabeticus de Christo"); Translated from Latin to English by John Mason Neale (1818-1866).

The first verse in this version is trans. The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada, 1971

Hymn #131, The Hymnal 1982

Music: "Von Himmel Kam der Engel Schar," Authorship Unknown, and
 "Erhalt Uns, Herr," Geistliche Lieder, Wittenberg, Germany, 1543

 

 

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