|BWV 191 Gloria in excelsis Deo
First Day of Christmas.
1. Lk. 2:14 (beginning of the Gloria of the Mass; 2 and 3. the shorter Doxology.
After 1740; Parody: <--- Mass in B Minor, BWV 232/4, 7, 11.
BG 41; NBA I/2.
1. Chorus (S, A, T, B)
Glory be to God on high, and on earth peace, good will towards men.
2. Aria (S, T)
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
3. Chorus (S, A, T, B)
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
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