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'''Published:''' [[Psalmes, songs and sonnets (William Byrd)|Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets]] (1611), no.27<br>
'''Published:''' [[Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets (William Byrd)|Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets...]] (1611), no.27<br>

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Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2004-05-10).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 142 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised 11/08. Note that the proportion between time-signatures C and 3 in this edition are correct, as shown by conflicts between the different signatures in different parts.
Editor: Steve Sanders (added 2002-10-25).   Score information: 8 pages, 140 kbytes   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: This Day Christ Was Born
Composer: William Byrd
Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSAATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem

Language: English
Instruments: a cappella
Published: Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets... (1611), no.27


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Original text and translations

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This day Christ was borne,
this day our Saviour did appeare,
This day the Angels sing in earth,
the Archangels are glad.
This day the just rejoyce, saying:
Glory be to God on high. Alleluia.