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The Angels' Chorus

Hallelujah! hallelujah! Angels sang that blessed day

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Hallelujah! hallelujah! Angels sang]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hallelujah! hallelujah!
Angels sang that blessed day,
When the Lord of life and glory,
In a lowly manger lay;
Ringing thro’ the aisles of heaven,
Came that chant sublime—
Glory in the highest glory!
Glory to God on high.

Refrain:
Hallelujah! Glory to God,
Hallelujah! Glory to God,
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Glory to God on high.

2 Still on earth, our happy voices,
May repeat the thrilling strain,
That the angels sang in chorus,
Over far Judea’s plain;
Fainting hearts look up with gladness,
Peace on earth today,
Glory in the highest glory!
Glory to God on high. [Refrain]

3 Hallelujah! hallelujah!
Richest gifts to thee we bring,
All we have and all we hope for,
As a Christmas offering;
Glory in the highest glory,
Peace, good will to men.
Glory in the highest glory!
Glory to God on high. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #161

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hallelujah! hallelujah! Angels sang that blessed day
Title: The Angels' Chorus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah! Glory to God
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1929.

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10213
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10213

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