This traditional choir rendition of Angels We Have Heard on High is wonderful. It brings up images of yongsters runnning and playing in a field on a clear winter's day. - it's music that soothes my soul; quiet, reverent and calming.
Angels we have heard on high Sweetly singing o'er the plains, And the mountains in reply Echoing their joyous strains.
Gloria, in excelsis Deo! Gloria, in excelsis Deo!
Shepherds, why this jubilee? Why your joyous strains prolong? What the gladsome tidings be Which inspire your heavenly song?
Come to Bethlehem and see Christ Whose birth the angels sing; Come, adore on bended knee, Christ the Lord, the newborn King.
See Him in a manger laid, Whom the choirs of angels praise; Mary, Joseph, lend your aid, While our hearts in love we raise.