HYMN TO JOY

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

A giant in the history of music, Ludwig van Beethoven (b. Bonn, Germany, 1770; d. Vienna, Austria, 1827) progressed from early musical promise to worldwide, lasting fame. By the age of fourteen he was an accomplished viola and organ player, but he became famous primarily because of his compositions, including nine symphonies, eleven overtures, thirty piano sonatas, sixteen string quartets, the Mass in C, and the Missa Solemnis. He wrote no music for congregational use, but various arrangers adapted some of his musical themes as hymn tunes; the most famous of these is ODE TO JOY from the Ninth Symphony. Although it would appear that the great calamity of Beethoven's life was his loss of hearing, which turned to total deafness during the last… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HYMN TO JOY
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (1824)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 33455 43211 23322
Key: G Major
Source: Beethoven's 9th Sym­pho­ny
Copyright: Public Domain

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Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee

Joyful, joyful, we adore You,
God of glory, Lord of love;
Hearts unfold like flow'rs before You,
Op'ning to the sun above.
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness;
Drive the dark of doubt away;
Giver of immortal gladness,
Fill us with the light of day!

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African American Heritage Hymnal #120
Text: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You
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Text: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
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