[DWJ] Tune of "Angel of Caprona"

Gili Bar-Hillel gbhillel at netvision.net.il
Wed Jul 12 04:41:34 EDT 2017


I think I sang it to Beethoven's Ode to Joy, which almost works, except for
an extra syllable here and there.

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:23 AM, Thomas Thurman <thomas at thurman.org.uk>
wrote:

> Do any of you have a mental tune for the "Angel of Caprona"?
>
> When I first read TMOC, in primary school, I thought of it
> as fitting the tune of "Jesus, good above all other",
> which we sometimes sang in assembly. I found out today that
> that tune was written to fit a Latin hymn:
>
> Quem pastores laudavere,
> Quibus angeli dixere:
> Absit vobis iam timere,
> Natus est rex gloriae.
>
> You can see the score at http://hymnary.org/media/fetch/108123 .
> I wonder whether Diana had a tune in mind.
>
> T
>
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