Puer natus in Bethlehem (Peter Reid)

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  • CPDL #18868:     
Editor: Peter Reid (submitted 2009-02-03).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 82 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Copyright marked as belonging to Peter Reid but the composer affirms that all copies downloaded from the CPDL are under the CPDL license.

General Information

Title: Puer natus in Bethlehem
Composer: Peter Reid

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella, or doubled by organ or piano

First published: 2008

Description: The melody of the refrain and the text are adapted from the Gregorian plainchant 'Puer Natus in Bethlehem' as published in 'Liber Cantualis' (© Desclée, Paris-Tournai, 1978). The piece may be sung accompanied or a cappella, alternating between choir

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Puer natus in Bethlehem.

Latin.png Latin text

1. Puer natus in Bethlehem, alleluja,
unde gaudet Jerusalem,
alleluia, alleluia.
R.: In cordis jubilo
Christum natum adoremus
cum novo cantico.

2. Assumpsit carnem Filius, alleluia,
Dei Patris altissimus,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

3. Per Gabrielem nuntium, alleluia,
Virgo concepit Filium,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

4. Tamquam sponsus de thalamo, alleluia,
Processit Matris utero,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

5. Hic iacet in praesepio, alleluia:
Qui regnat sine termino,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

6. Et Angelus pastoribus, alleluia,
Revelat quod sit Dominus,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

7. Reges de Saba Veniunt, alleluia,
Aurum, thus, myrrham offerunt,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

8. Intrantes domum invicem, alleluia,
Novum salutant Principem,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

9. De Matre natus Virgine, alleluia,
Qui lumen est de lumine,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

10. Sine serpentis vulnere, alleluia,
De nostro venit sanguine,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

11. In carne nobis similis, alleluia,
Peccato sed dissimilis,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

12. Ut redderet nos homines, alleluia,
Deo et sibi similes,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

13. In hoc natali gaudio, alleluia:
Benedicamus Domino,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain

14 Laudetur sancta Trinitas, alleluia,
Deo dicamus gratias,
alleluia, alleluia.
Refrain