Lift High Your Cheerful Voices

Lift high your cheerful voices

Author: George A. Burdett
Tune: [Lift high your cheerful voices]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lift high your cheerful voices,
In carols strong and clear!
Each heart today rejoices,
For Bethl’hem day is here!
The birthday of the heav’nly King,
Let every loyal foll’wer sing,
Till everywhere the praise shall ring,
Of Christ our Lord!

2 Sound forth th’eternal glory,
That angels sang of old;
Be grateful for the story,
The faithful shepherds told:
The story of the newborn King!
The story that today we sing!
Till everywhere the tidings ring,
That Christ is born!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14261

Author: George A. Burdett

Born: June 17, 1856, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: March 25, 1943. Son of Horatio S. Burdett and Melvina Martin Burdett, George received an AB in 1881 from Harvard College. An organist, he composed organ works, piano pieces, and anthems, and was a frequent contributor to musical periodicals. He was a founding member of the American Guild of Organists. In 1887, he married Ellen S. Strong of Brookline, Massachusetts. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lift high your cheerful voices
Title: Lift High Your Cheerful Voices
Author: George A. Burdett
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #14261
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #14261

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