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O lovely star that shone so bright

O lovely star that shone so bright

Tune: O LOVELY STAR
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O lovely star that shone so bright,
While shepherds watched their flocks by night,
To lead the wise men on their way,
Where Christ our Lord and Savior lay.

Refrain:
Hark! hark! the chorus sounding still,
From snowy vale and distant hill;
The angel breathes to earth again,
"Peace! peace on earth, good will to men."

2 O star that shone in brightness there,
Above the Babe, so sweet and fair,
Again you beam above the earth,
And tell the Savior’s endless worth. [Refrain]

3 O lovely star! each cloud of gloom
Thy beaming rays of joy illume!
And all our sorrow dies away,
When thou has brought Messiah’s day. [Refrain]

4 Hosanna! to the Lord our king!
In cheerful voices we will sing,
Good angels answer us again:
"Peace! peace on earth, good will to men." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11533

Text Information

First Line: O lovely star that shone so bright
Refrain First Line: Hark, hark, the chorus sounding still

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11533
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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