"Veni Veni Emmanuel" is an Advent Hymn.

Notes

The 1st line of the song was originally translated by J.M. Neale as: "Draw nigh, draw, nigh, Emmanuel..."

*This line was originally translated by J.M. Neale as: "Shall be born for thee, O Israel!"

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Sung in Latin by Sonia.

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Second recording by Robin Lamb.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

English Translation by John M. Neale in Medieval Hymns (1851). The translation has been changed over the years from Neale's original one and several variations exist.

Melody: 15th Century French
Words: Unknown Author, most likely from the 12th century.

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