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Glad Angel Voices

On dewy plain where shepherds were abiding

Author: Miss F. E. Pettingell
Tune: [On dewy plain where shepherds were abiding] (Hugg)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On dewy plain where shepherds were abiding,
Beside their flocks, with tender, watchful eye;
Awoke the song, the still, night air dividing,
The song of angels rang thro’ the starlit sky.

Refrain:
Glad angel voices from thy domain,
Strike thy full chorus, repeat thy sweet refrain,
Fair spirits, hover near each happy throng,
This day assembled, to sing thy Christmas song.

2 In lowly stall a new born Babe was sleeping,
While dumb, meek kine unheeding stand around,
A mother’s love her watchful vigils keeping
While thro’ the night air glad angels voices sound. [Refrain]

3 O starlight night, how sweet thy music ringing!
How blest the truth, the story of His birth!
O angel throng, thro’ heaven’s arches winging,
May the grand chorus re-echo round the earth! [Refrain]

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #190

Author: Miss F. E. Pettingell

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Text Information

First Line: On dewy plain where shepherds were abiding
Title: Glad Angel Voices
Author: Miss F. E. Pettingell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glad angel voices from thy domain
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12129

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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