As sunne through glass (Tim Porter)

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Editor: Oliver Barton (submitted 2007-08-19).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 169 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: As sunne through glass
Composer: Tim Porter

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPartsongCarol

Languages: English, Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: The music is adapted from a chorus in Tim's folk opera "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight".

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Original text and translations

English.png English and Latin.png Latin text

1. In Bethlem, in that fair city,
A Child is born of a maiden free,
That shall a lord and prince be,
A solis ortus cardine.

2. As sunne shineth through the glass,
So Jesu in his mother was;
Thee to serve now grant us grace.
O lux beata trinitas.

3. Now God is comen to worshipen us;
Now of Mary is born Jesus;
Make we merry amonges us;
Exultet celum laudibus.