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Because it is Christmas time

Little children, joyful sing

Author: V. V. Whitter
Tune: [Little children, joyful sing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

Refrain:
Joy! joy! joy! So happy now are we,
Sing! sing! sing! Our hearts are full of glee,
Clap! clap! clap! so joyously and free,
Because it is Christmas time.

1 Little children, joyful sing
Praises to your Savior King;
Let the air with music ring,
This happy, happy Christmas time. [Refrain]

2 Christmas gifts for great and small,
Christ the greatest gift of all;
May His blessings on us fall
This merry, merry, Christmas time. [Refrain]

3 Jesus comes to bring us peace,
From all pain and care release;
Ne’er His reign on earth shall cease,
Be glad for merry Christmas time. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11057

Author: V. V. Whitter

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Text Information

First Line: Little children, joyful sing
Title: Because it is Christmas time
Author: V. V. Whitter
Refrain First Line: Joy, joy, joy so happy now are we
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11057
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #11057

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