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Latest update on 03/06/2016

Artist: Joseph Saucier
Author: traditional
Label: Columbia
Year: 1906

French Christmas hymn from the Languedoc region, holding the well-known refrain 'Glo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria, in excelsis Deo', adopted by any children's choir, as well as by Tino Rossi, Mireille Mathieu, Helmut Lotti and André Rieu, mostly as Gloria In Excelsis Deo. Not to be confused with eponymous songs by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi and Händel.

Covers:

1921:

Gaston Nolin

1930:

Chanteurs de Notre-Dame

1958:

Troubadours du Roi Baudouin [als Mboli Kule]

1961:

Charles Aznavour [n°2 Fr as La Marche des anges, with own lyrics and in a march arrangement by Georges Garvarentz in film Un Taxi pour Tobrouk]

1961:

Compagnons De La Chanson [idem, n°1 Fr; they also cut a version with the original lyrics in '66]

1966:

Small Faces [slightly echoing in My Mind's Eye]

1992:

Neil Diamond [as Angels We Have Heard On High]

1993:

Bruce Cockburn [idem]

2000:

Christina Aguilera [idem]

2010:

Annie Lennox [as Angels From The Realms Of Glory]

2010:

Indigo Girls [idem]

Translated in English as Angels We Have Heard On High and as Hearken All! What Holy Singing.

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