Ye Choirs Of New Jerusalem (St Fulbert, Organ, 6 Verses)

Ye Choirs Of New Jerusalem (St Fulbert, Organ, 6 Verses)

Ye Choirs Of New Jerusalem : Lyrics

1. Ye choirs of new Jerusalem,
Your sweetest notes employ,
The Paschal victory to hymn
In strains of holy joy.

2. For Judah’s Lion bursts His chains,
And crushed the serpent’s head;
And brought with him, from Death’s domains
The long imprisoned dead.

3. From hell’s devouring jaws the prey
Alone our Leader bore;
His ransomed hosts pursue their way
Where Jesus goes before.

4. Triumphant in His glory now
His sceptre ruleth all;
Earth, Heav’n and Hell before him bow
And at his footsteps fall.

5. While joyful thus his praise we sing,
His mercy we implore,
Into His palace bright to bring
And keep us evermore.

6. All glory to the Father be,
All glory to the Son,
All glory, Holy Ghost, to Thee,
While endless ages run.

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Lyricist : St Fulbert of Chartres (952-1028)

St Fulbert of Chartres (952-1028) was a French clergyman, poet and teacher who became Bishop of Chartres from 1006 to 1028 and was responsible for many of the reconstructions of the Chartres Cathedral.

Fulbert was a pupil of Gerbert of Aurillac, who would later become Pope Sylvester II.

Most of Fulbert’s hymns were written to glorify the Virgin, but he also penned “Chorus Novae Jerusalem” (Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem), to be sung at Easter services.

Latin Original : Chorus Novæ Ierusalem

Chorus novæ Ierusalem
Novam meli dulcedinem
Promat colens cum sobriis
Paschale festum gaudiis.

Quo Christus invictus Leo,
Dracone surgens obruto,
Dum voce viva personat,
A morte functos excitat.

Quam devorarat, improbus,
Prædam refundit tartarus,
Captivitate libera
Iesum sequuntur agmina.

Triumphat ille splendide
Et dignus amplitudine,
Soli polique patriam
Unam facit rempublicam.

Ipsum canendo supplices
Regem precemur milites,
Ut in suo clarissimo
Nos ordinet palatio.

Per sæcla metæ nescia
Patri supremo gloria
Honorque sit cum Filio
Et Spiritu Paraclito. Amen.

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