304. O little town of Bethlehem

1 O little town of Bethlehem,
how still we see the lie;
above thy deep and dreamless sleep
the silent stars go by.
Yet in thy dark streets shineth
the everlasting light;
the hopes and fears of all the years
are met in thee tonight.

Text Information
First Line: O little town of Bethlehem
Author: Phillips Brooks
Publication Date: 1991
Language: English
Notes: O Little Town of Bethlehem (United Methodist Hymnal #230)
Tune Information
Composer: Lewis H. Redner
Harmonizer and Arranger: Alan Gray
Key: F Major
Source: Trad. English melody (FOREST GREEN)
Copyright: Harm. and arr. © 1991 Abingdon Press
Notes: Arrangement of ST. LOUIS (for Unison Trebles, or C Intrument) AND FOREST GREEN (for Unison Men, or C Instrument) with Harmonization for Keyboard (Organ suggested); may be performed using any stanza

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