730. Now Let the Heav'ns Be Joyful

1 Now let the heav'ns be joyful,
Let earth her song begin,
The round world keep high triumph,
And all that is therein.
He is risen! He is risen!
Christ the Lord is risen!
Our joy shall have no end.

2 From death to life eternal,
From earth on to the sky,
Our Christ has brought us over
With hymns of victory.
He is risen! He is risen!
Christ the Lord is risen!
Our joy shall have no end.

3 Let all things seen and unseen
Their notes of gladness blend,
For Christ the Lord is risen;
Our joy shall have no end.
He is risen! He is risen!
Christ the Lord is risen!
Our joy shall have no end.

Text Information
First Line: Now let the heav'ns be joyful
Title: Now Let the Heav'ns Be Joyful
Author: John of Damascus, c. 696-c. 754
Translator: John M. Neale, 1818-66 (alt.)
Refrain First Line: He is risen! He is risen!
Meter: 76 76 with Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2007
Topic: Easter
Tune Information
Name: PROVENCAL
Arranger: Healey Willan
Meter: 76 76 with Refrain
Key: G Major
Source: Provençal carol
Copyright: Setting © 1959 Concordia Publishing House



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