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Hanging across the creche was a banner that read "Gloria in Excelsis Deo," or "Glory to God in the Highest." The creche was placed beneath a fifty-five foot Christmas tree, and surrounded by sawhorse barricades reading "Roy A.
285 with gloria in excelsis deo. Laudamus te in thin endeles wisdom, benedicamus te in thin endeles wysdom.
These are principally the tutti passages in the opening |Gloria, gloria in excelsis Deo' (bars 10-11, 20-21), at the |Gratias agimus tibi' (bars 122-8), at |tu solus Altissimus, Jesu Christe' (bars 265-8) and |Cum Sancto Spiritti (bars 269-72), and finally, in the chordal statements of |in gloria, gloria Dei Patris.
24, when an image of a baby boy was laid on the humble crib of straw, under a flying angel, carrying a sign in Latin that read: Gloria in excelsis deo (Glory to God in the highest).