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Soft and sweet the bells are ringing

Soft and sweet the bells are ringing

Author: Eliza M. Sherman
Tune: SIERRA VISTA
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Soft and sweet the bells are ringing,
From the chapel old and gray
Sweet and soft the children singing,
Christ the Lord arose today.

Refrain:
Sweetly, softly sounds the anthem,
For the stone is rolled away;
Glory, honor give to Jesus,
On this Resurrection day.

2 Sweeter far than earthly music,
Since the Christmas melody,
Is this song of Easter glory,
This glad psalm of victory. [Refrain]

3 Love's redeeming work is finished,
Fought the fight, the vict'ry won;
Glory, glory in the highest
To the Father and the Son. [Refrain]


Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #61

Author: Eliza M. Sherman

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Text Information

First Line: Soft and sweet the bells are ringing
Author: Eliza M. Sherman
Refrain First Line: Sweetly, softly sounds the anthem
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6174
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The Cyber Hymnal #6174

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