Hail, glorious spirits (Christopher Tye)
- (Posted 2017-12-05) CPDL #47892:
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-12-05). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 40 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Reformatting of #419, with corrections to the underlay.
- (Posted 1999-10-22) CPDL #00419:
- Editor: Christopher Braginetz (submitted 1999-10-22). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 132 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Description: This is a setting of the music of No. 2 from Tye's The Actes of the Apostles to new lyrics.
Original text and translations
Hail, glorious spirits, heirs of light,
The high-born sons of fire,
Whose souls burn clear,
whose flames shine bright:
All joy, yet all desire.
Hail, all you happy souls above,
Who make that glorious ring
About the sparkling throne of love,
And there forever sing.