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Current version

Here is the version in the Byzantine Catholic Hymnal (2007):

Joyful news

Boh predvicnyj

This setting of Nova radost' stala is taken from the Metropolitan Cantor Institute's Byzantine Catholic Hymnal for Nativity and Theophany (2007). The English translation is by Monsignor William Levkulic.


As with Angels from heaven, I don't see any problems with either text or melody. I have fixed some capitalization issues in the Byzantine Catholic Hymnal version.

We have three Slavonic verses which roughly correspond to the English, so I see no need either for more verses, or for providing a literal translation of the Slavonic.

Thoughts or suggestions?

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