How lovely shines the morning star (John Knowles Paine)

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  • (Posted 2003-04-01)  CPDL #04691:      (Sibelius 2)
Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2003-04-01).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 80 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: first of 'Three Chorales from St. Peter'

General Information

Title: How Lovely Shines the Morning Star
Composer: John Knowles Paine

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 887. 887. 484. 8

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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How lovely shines the morning star!
The nations see and hail afar,
 The Light in Judah shining.
Thou David's Son of Jacob's race,
My Bridegroom, and my King of grace,
 For Thee my heart is longing.
Lowly, holy,
ever glorious and victorious
is my Saviour;
He alone is King forever.