Category Archives: All Saints (November 1)

Who Are These Like Stars Appearing

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Who are these like stars appearing, These, before God’s Throne who stand? Each a golden crown is wearing, Who are all this glorious band? Alleluia!—hark, … Continue reading

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Wer Sind Die Vor Gottes Throne?

This hymn has a complex history and has been altered many times in the German language over the centuries. This is the oldest and most complete text I have been able to track down. It comes from the 1752 hymnal … Continue reading

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O Saviour Of The World Forlorn

This hymn was used for Compline during Christmastide and on the Nativity of the BVM (Sept. 8) and All Saints (Nov. 1) in the Sarum Breviary. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O … Continue reading

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Ye Holy Ones Departed Be Around

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Octave of All Saints (November 8) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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Reverence Their Poor And Sadly Dear Remains!

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Octave of All Saints (November 8) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in … Continue reading

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Ye In The House Of Heavenly Morn

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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Ye Saintly Choirs That Round The Regal Seat

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn as it appears in Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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