Riu Riu Chiu

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Riu Riu Chiu

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S: Riu riu chiu, hear the joyful singing,
S: Message of delight the nightingale is bringing,
S: Message of delight the nightingale is bringing.

Chorus:
SATB: Riu riu chiu, hear the joyful singing,
TB: Message of delight, of delight the nightingale is bringing
A: Message of delight, delight the nightingale is bringing
S: Message of delight the nightingale is bringing

S: Hear the song of peace he brings to every nation
A: Calling all to join, join their hearts in jubilation
B: No more needless war, no more hunger for the poor
SATB: Let the world unite, helping one another more

Chorus:

S: Hear the song of love he sings to every nation
A: Bringing joy to all at this time of celebration.
B: For the season now stands for love, hope and peace
SATB: Carry it beyond, let the singing never cease

Chorus

Note: From 16th century Spain