The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Hosanna to the Prince of Light

For the Christmas-tide

Words: English Traditional
Compare Hosanna! To The Prince of Light

Music: Not Stated

Source: A Selection of Carols, Pieces, and Anthems, Suitable for Christmas. (London: W. Kent and Co.; Penzance: F. Rodda, ca. 1872), pp. 34-35.

Hosanna to the Prince of light,
    Of David's ancient line ;
His nature two, his person one,
    Mysterious and Divine !

On him the government shall rest,
    His greatness we'll extol,
High over all, for ever blest,
    His name is wonderful.

Justice and grace with sweet accord,
    His rising beams adorn ;
Let heaven and earth in concert join,
    The promised child is born.

Sheet Music to a third version of "Hosanna to the Son of David" by George J. Webb from The High School Choralist: A Selection of Choruses and Four-part Songs, from the Works of the Great Masters : for the Use of High Schools, Colleges, &c (O. Ditson, 1896), pp. 78-81.

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