Ring, Sweet Bells

O’er the earth a happy song is ringing

Author: May Huntington Davis
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O’er the earth a happy song is ringing,
Far and wide the music swells;
Joy and gladness unto all ’tis bringing;
Sweet the music of the bells.

Refrain:
Ring, sweet bells, ring sweet bells,
Chime in gladness, banish sadness;
Ring, sweet bells, ring sweet bells!
Tell of the Savior born.

2 Join the chorus, happy hearts and voices,
Welcome in this blessèd morn;
’Tis the day when all the world rejoices;
Christ in Bethlehem is born. [Refrain]

3 Angel voices chant the Christmas story,
Joining in the glad refrain,
Singing "Glory in the highest, glory,
Peace on earth, good will to men." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8559

Author: May Huntington Davis

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Text Information

First Line: O’er the earth a happy song is ringing
Title: Ring, Sweet Bells
Author: May Huntington Davis
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ring, sweet bells
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8559
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8559

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