12277. The Stars Are Brightly Shining

1 The stars are brightly shining,
Above a peaceful plain,
While shepherds watch and listen,
To hear a glad refrain.

The angels sing the message,
"Good will on earth we bring;
The Prince of Peace we herald now,
Your Savior and your king."

2 The wise men, too, are watching
The star that shall arise!
In glorious beauty lighting
The midnight darkened skies. [Refrain]

3 Thro’ the whole world the summons
Comes from the sky to earth,
"Awake, and give your homage,
Proclaim the Savior’s birth. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: The stars are brightly shining
Title: The Stars Are Brightly Shining
Author: Margaret Ford (1916)
Refrain First Line: The angels sing the message
Language: English
Source: Christmas Carols Old and New by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston: Parish Choir, 1916)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [The stars are brightly shining]
Composer: Mrs. H. A. Farnsworth
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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