Celebrate 10 years of Hymnary.org!

It's Hymnary's 10th birthday this month and to celebrate, we're giving the gifts! Want a free FlexScore? Look for the "Claim Free FlexScore" button on any public domain FlexScore page and enjoy a complimentary FlexScore on us.

291. All Things Bright and Beautiful

[Refrain:]
All things bright and beautiful,
all creatures great and small,
all things wise and wonderful:
in love, God made them all.

1 Each little flower that opens,
each little bird that sings,
God made their glowing colours,
God made their tiny wings: [Refrain]

2 The purple-headed mountain,
the river running by,
the sunset, and the morning
that brightens up the sky: [Refrain]

3 The cold wind in the winter,
the pleasant summer sun,
the ripe fruits in the garden,
God made them every one. [Refrain]

4 The rocky mountain splendour,
the lone wolf's haunting call,
the great lakes and the prairies,
the forest in the fall; [Refrain]

5 God gave us eyes to see them,
and lips that we might tell
how great is God our maker,
who has made all things well. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Each little flower that opens
Title: All Things Bright and Beautiful
Author: Cecil Frances Alexander (1848, alt.)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 7 6 7 6 with refrain
Topic: God: Creation and Providence; Beauty; Choruses and Refrains (25 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: All things bright and beautiful
Tune Information
Name: ROYAL OAK
Arranger: Martin Shaw (1915)
Meter: 7 6 7 6 with refrain
Key: G Major
Source: 17th-century English melody
Copyright: Arrangement copyright © 1921 (renewed) J. Curwen & Sons Ltd. (London). All rights for the U.S. and Canada controlled by G. Schirmer, Inc. (ASCAP).



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements