2233. Hearken, All! What Holy Singing

1. Hearken, all! what holy singing
Now is sounding from the sky!
’Tis a hymn with grandeur ringing,
Sung by voices clear and high.

Refrain
Gloria in excelsis Deo,
Gloria in excelsis Deo.

2. On the plain, the simple shepherds
Watched their flocks the long night through;
From on high they heard the voices,
Sounding through the heavenly blue. [Refrain]

3. See, within the manger lowly,
Wide the Christ Child spreads His arms.
Raise to Him your joyful voices,
Sing we all Noel, Noel. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Hearken, all! what holy singing
Title: Hearken, All! What Holy Singing
Author: Anonymous
Meter: 87.87 refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: GLORIA
Composer: Anonymous
Meter: 87.87 refrain
Incipit: 33335 54313 33355
Key: F Major
Source: Old French carol
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: A slightly different arrangement is used by "Angels We Have Heard on High."



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