Christ the Word to earth descended (Charles H. Giffen)

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  • (Posted 2014-02-04)  CPDL #31175:     
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2014-02-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 67 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Copyright by the composer for CPDL, may be freely copied, distributed, performed, or recorded.

General Information

Title: Christ the Word to earth descended
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
Lyricist: Thomas Aquinas

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 87. 87

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 2014
Description: This is a new harmonization of a variant of the chorale tune Ringe recht wenn Gottes gnade by Johan Tommen, 1745. The text is a public domain anonymous English translation of Verbum Supernum Prodiens by St. Thomas Aquinas. A different harmonization by the composer appears in the Vatican II Hymnal.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Verbum supernum prodiens.