Ad cantus laeticiae By: Anonymous


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


Number of Voices: 2
Voicings: AA , BB
Date: 16th century
Language: Latin
Tags: holiday translation religious school song Piae Cantiones


Lyrics Direct Translation Poetic Translation
Ad cantus læticiæ To a song of joy To a song of joy and cheer
nos invitat hodie he invites us today: God invites us now and here;
spes & amor patriæ The hope and love of the Father Hope and peace and love appear
cœlestis. in Heaven. From Heaven.
Natus est Emanuel, Emmanuel is born, Born is the Emmanuel,
quod præ dixit Gabriel, as Gabriel foretold, As was told by Gabriel,
unde Sanctus Daniel to which Saint Daniel As Saint Daniel too would tell
est testis. is witness. As witness.
Ergo nos cum gaudio, Therefore, let us with joy Therefore now we all rejoice
nostra simul concio all at once in assembly And together with one voice
benedicat Domino bless the Lord Bless the Lord, our hope, our choice,
iubilo. with shouts. In triumph.
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