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Hark, I hear ten thousand voices sing

Hark, I hear ten thousand voices sing

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Hark! I hear ten thousand voices sing]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hark! I hear ten thousand voices sing,
Glory be to God on high!
While the choirs of angels hail their King,
“Glory!” let the earth reply.

Refrain:
Glory in the highest, glory in the highest,
Sound his matchless praise from shore to shore;
Glory in the highest, glory in the highest,
Glory, glory evermore!

2 Now o’er all the world his banner waves,
Let the saints glad voices raise;
Hail the promised Christ who Israel saves,
Swell the notes of holy praise. [Refrain]

3 Sound the proclamation loud and grand,
Spread the tidings far and near,
Tell the joyful news to ev’ry land,
Let the waiting nations hear. [Refrain]

4 Haste, proclaim the year of jubilee,
Shout aloud the glad refrain,
“Lo, thy King returneth unto thee,
Christ o’er all the world shall reign.” [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Summerland #127

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hark, I hear ten thousand voices sing
Author: Thoro Harris
Refrain First Line: Glory in the highest

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Carols of Hope #84

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Gospel Carols #5

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Songs of Summerland #127

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