Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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Angels from the Realms of Glory

With Mack Wilberg’s stirring arrangement, this carol, "Angels from the Realms of Glory," has become the signature finale at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s annual Christmas concerts. The tune for this popular Christmas song comes from the 18th-century French carol “Les Anges dans nos Campagnes.”

AIRED: December 17, 2018 | 0:04:48
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♪ Angels from the realms of glory ♪

♪ Wing your flight o'er all the earth ♪

♪ Ye who sang creation's story

♪ Now proclaim Messiah's birth

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo

(bright orchestral music)

♪ Shepherds, in the fields abiding ♪

♪ Watching o'er your flocks by night ♪

♪ God with man is now residing

♪ Yonder shines the infant light ♪

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo

♪ Sages, leave your contemplation ♪

♪ Brighter visions beam afar

♪ Seek the great desire of nations ♪

♪ Ye have seen His natal star

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo

♪ Saints before the altar bending ♪

♪ Watching long in hope and fear ♪

♪ Suddenly the Lord, descending ♪

♪ In His temple shall appear

♪ Though an Infant now we view Him ♪

♪ He shall fill His Father's throne ♪

♪ Gather all the nations to Him ♪

♪ Every knee shall then bow down ♪

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo

♪ Gloria

♪ In excelsis deo ♪

(audience applauds and cheers)

♪ Fa la la la la la la la


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