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Blog Caroling – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

  Per Wikipedia, the words and the music of “O come, O come, Emmanuel” developed separately. The Latin text (“Veni, Veni, Emmanuel) is first documented in Germany in 1710, whereas the tune most familiar in the English-speaking world has its origins in 15th-century France. It was adapted by T. Helmore, 1811-1890 from a 1st Mode Responsory in a 15th century […]

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