From lands that see the sun arise (Charles H. Giffen)

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  • (Posted 2014-04-05)  CPDL #31618:       
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2014-04-05).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 98 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC SA
Edition notes: Scores with and without the soprano descant included.

General Information

Title: From lands that see the sun arise
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
Lyricist: John Mason Neale

Number of voices: 4 + 1vv   Voicing: SATB, with S Descant
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88. D (L.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 2014
Description: This is John Mason Neale's translation of stanzas 1–7 & 9 of the 5th century Christmas hymn A solis ortus cardine by Coelius Sedulius. It is set to the composer's hymn tune St. Croix (L.M.D.) and includes a soprano descant.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at A solis ortus cardine.