Congaudeat turba fidelium By: Anonymous

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Singable Translation PDF By: Carol Anne Perry Lagemann (CC BY SA 4.0)

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Number of Voices: 1
Voicings: S , A , T , B
Date: 16th century
Language: Latin
Tags: holiday Piae Cantiones school song religious Mary translation

Lyrics

Lyrics Direct Translation Poetic Translation
Congaudeat turba fidelium, Rejoice, crowd of the faithful; Rejoice, you true believers, every one!
Virgo mater peperit filium A virgin mother gave birth to a son A virgin girl has borne a little son
in Bethlehem. in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem.
Ad pastores descendit angelus, An angel came down to the shepherds, An angel came to shepherds on that morn.
Dicens eis: natus est Dominus Saying to them: The Lord is born He said to them: Rejoice! The Lord is born
in Bethlehem. in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem.
Loquebantur pastores invicem, The shepherds said to one another, The shepherds soon decided what to do.
Transeamus ad novum hominem Let's go see the new person Let's go and see the baby, sweet and new
in Bethlehem. in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem.
Ad præsepe stant bos & asinus, By the manger stood the ox and ass; The ox and ass who stood among the hay
Cognoverunt quis esset Dominus they knew who was the Lord Were given speech and called him Lord that day
in Bethlehem. in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem.
In octava dum circumciditur, On the eighth day, when he was circumcised, At eight days old, the child was circumcised.
Nomen ei Iesus imponitur he was given the name of Jesus They named him Jesus, as they were advised
in Bethlehem. in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem.
Trini trino trina dant munera, Three gifts threefold the three kings gave The Kings of Three three gfts gave; thrice they blessed
Regi regum sugenti ubera to the King of Kings, who was nursing The King of Kings, there at his mother's breast
in Bethlehem. in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem.
Collyridas simul cum nectare With cakes and honey With cakes and honey let us love and laud
Benedicat Christus Rex gloriæ bless Christ, the King of glory The King of Glory, Christ, the Son of God
in Bethlehem. in Bethlehem. In Bethlehem.
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