176. [Joyful, joyful, we adore thee]

Text Information
First Line: [Joyful, joyful, we adore thee]
Publication Date: 1991
Notes: A. Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee (United Methodist Hymnal #89); B. Sing with All the Saints in Glory (United Methodist Hymnal #702)
Tune Information
Name: HYMN TO JOY
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Arranger: Edward Hodges
Notes: Performance Note 2 (Syncopation); the original syncopation (at the beginning of the fourth system) has been restored in this easily sung melody (consisting of five different pitches) adapted from the Finale (fourth movement) of Beethoven's "Ninth Symphony." It is recommended that this change be pointed out to the singers and to the accompanist.



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