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This Advent hymn is over 1100 years old and comes from chant. It should be played more freely than the computerized version. Modern rules of meter don't apply to this. Be sure to hold all bass notes their full duration (yes, even measure 47). The last variation, my favorite, should be played so sweetly that it sounds like a gentle cascade of falling stars. 12/11/08 I noticed last year that I had an error in the melody line in measure 2. I have fixed it in all but the 4th variation. I think the final verse is OK as is.

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