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Gabriel from heaven King / Sent to the maid sweet
Canticum de Annunciacione, Latin and English text with musical notes — five 12-line stanzas
Note: Cf. 5193.
Title(s): Canticum de Annunciacione
Subjects: Virgin Mary, Annunciation to; Annunciation, songs of
Versification: — twelve-line stanza — ababccddefef



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Arundel 248, f. 154r1
First Lines:
Gabriel fram evene king
sent to þe maide swete…
Last Lines:
…him so her for to seruen
þat þe us to him take
Note: Written as prose below music.
Editions:
Jacoby, M. Vier mittelenglische geistliche Gedichte des XIII Jahrhunderts. Berlin: Mayer, 1890: 35.
Gennrich, Friedrich. Grundriss einer Formenlehre des mittelalterlichen Liedes…. Halle: Niemeyer, 1932; repr. Tübingen, 1970: 179.
Trend, J. B. “The First English Songs.” Music & Letters 9 (1928): 111-28: 114.
Buck, Percy Carter, ed. The Oxford History of Music rev. ed. 7 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1929-38: 3.116.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 100-1.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 100-2.
Dobson, Eric John, and F. L. Harrison. Medieval English Songs. New York: Cambridge UP, 1979: 177-8.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 45-6; 173-4.