Christmas bells

Happy Christmas bells are ringing

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Tune: [Happy Christmas bells are ringing]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Happy Christmas bells are ringing,
Everywhere, everywhere;
Merry Christmas bells are ringing
Upon the wintry air;
Telling of the love of God’s dear Son,
How He came from Heav’n to earth,
Ringing in the morning, once again,
Of our dear Savior’s birth.

Refrain:
Ring, sweet bells; oh, ring again!
Pealing out your gladsome strain!
Happy Christmas bells, peal on,
Ringing gladness everywhere.

2 Happy Christmas bells, your chiming
Wakens hopes bright with love;
Tenderly your music tells us
Of that sweet home above;
Hopefully we look to that sweet home,
Far removed from care and sin,
Longing for the bells of Heav’n to ring
A sweeter Christmas in. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12289

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer

Full name Aldine Silliman Kiefer Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Happy Christmas bells are ringing
Title: Christmas bells
Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Refrain First Line: Ring, sweet bells, ring again
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12289
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12289

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