Lo! star-led chiefs (William Crotch)

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General Information

Title: Lo! Star-led chiefs
Composer: William Crotch
Lyricist: Reginald Heber

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

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1818
First published: 1933 in The Church Anthem Book, no. 53
Description: Chorus from the oratorio Palestine.

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Original text and translations

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Lo! star-led chiefs Assyrian odours bring,
And bending Magi seek their infant King!
Mark'd ye, where, hovering o'er His head,
The dove's white wings celestial glory shed?