#676 - Jetzt singt und seid Fröhlich (Now Sing and be Glad—German)

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  • Composer:
    • traditional German, 14th Century
  • Also known as:
    • Good Christian Men, Rejoice
    • In Dulci Jubilo
    • Nun Singet und Seid Froh
  • Incipit: 111345651113456556543112232123
  • Condensed Incipit: 13456513456565431232123
  • Lyrics:
    • (unknown)2)
  • Lyrics:
    • trans. Peter von Dresden (1350–1421/1426), 1440
  • Lyrics:
    • trans. John Mason Neale (1818-1866), 1853

There were several different translations made from the original macaronic Latin/German text In Dulci Jubilo.

1) Latin text is italicized
2) Legend says that the original text was written by the German mystic Henry Suso in 1328.
 
 
 

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