Come and Hear the Joyful Singing

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Source: Worship and Rejoice #197
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Author: Michael A. Perry

Initially studying mathematics and physics at Dulwich College, Michael A. Perry (b. Beckenham, Kent, England, 1942; d. England, 1996) was headed for a career in the sciences. However, after one year of study in physics at the University of London, he transferred to Oak Hill College to study theology. He also studied at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and received a M.Phil. from the University of Southhampton in 1973. Ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1966, Perry served the parish of St. Helen's in Liverpool as a youth worker and evangelist. From 1972 to 1981 he was the vicar of Bitterne in Southhampton and from 1981 to 1989, rector of Eversley in Hampshire and chaplain at the Police Staff College. He then became vicar of Tonbridge in Ke… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come and hear the joyful singing
Title: Come and Hear the Joyful Singing
Author: Michael A. Perry
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1986 Jubilate Hymns (Admin. Hope Publishing Company)

Tune

NOS GALAN

There are many texts for this tune, in both Welsh and English. In Welsh the theme is often more patriotic than seasonal (as in the words "Oer yw'r gwr sy'n methu caru"), but in English by far the commonest text is "Deck the Hall" (or "Halls").

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JOYFUL SINGING


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Worship and Rejoice #197
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Church Family Worship #662

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #315

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Worship and Rejoice #197

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