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Now let us all right merry be

Author: Winfred Douglas

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First Line: Now let us all right merry be
Author: Winfred Douglas

Tune

VOM HIMMEL HOCH

Initially Luther used the folk melody associated with his first stanza as the tune for this hymn. Later he composed this new tune for his text. VOM HIMMEL HOCH was first published in Valentin Schumann's Geistliche Lieder in 1539. Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used Luther's melody in three places in his wel…

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The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #23

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