The morning stars sang together (John Stainer)

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  • (Posted 2020-08-16)  CPDL #60170:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-08-16).   Score information: A4, 18 pages, 203 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: The morning stars sang together
Composer: John Stainer
Source of text: Job 38:7; Luke 2:11 & Isaiah 66:10,12

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredAnthem for Christmas.

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1878 Novello's Octavo Anthems no.86
Description: Written in 1858. Mainly SATB, with SATTB in the central section.

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Original text and translations

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Job 38:7  The morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy.
Luke 2:11  For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
Is. 66:10  Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:
Is. 66:12a  For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles as a flowing stream: