See the Word Our Flesh Become
Verbum caro factum est
Part I of this carol is “From the Royal Shepherd's Line” (“David ex proginie”)
Source: Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), Carol #177, p. 13.
See the Word our
Lo! the Lord hath
made it known,
Nigh to me, He
called on me,
Sheet Music from Richard Runciman Terry, Two Hundred Folk Carols (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Limited, 1933), Carol #177, pp. 12-13.
Note by Rev. Terry.
* As the tune of Part I is uninteresting I have set both parts of the carol to the tune of Part II.
Notes by Rev. Terry Concerning The Music:
1. This chord is for verse 2 (Latin) only. [See sheet music.]
Sheet Music from Sir Richard Runciman Terry, A Medieval Carol Book: The Melodies Chiefly from MMS. in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., 1932), Carol #6, pp. 12-13.
The Selden Manuscript was one of the sources for A Medieval Carol Book by Rev. Terry. Scans of the manuscript pages are on-line at the Bodleian Library; see Selden MS B26 (opens in a new window at an exterior site).
If you would like to help support Hymns and Carols of Christmas, please click on the button below and make a donation.