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Sweetly The Birds Are Singing

Sweetly the birds are singing At Easter dawn

Author: Azentia Igene Perry Chapman
Tune: [Sweetly the birds are singing] (55653)
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sweetly the birds are singing
At Easter dawn;
Sweetly the bells are ringing
On Easter morn.
And the words that they say
On Easter day
Are "Christ the Lord is ris’n."

2 Birds! cease ye not your singing
At Easter dawn;
Bells! be ye ever ringing
On Easter morn.
In the spring of the year,
When Easter is here,
Sing "Christ the Lord is ris’n."

3 Buds! ye soon will be flowers,
Cherry and white;
Snow storms will change to showers,
Darkness to light;
With the wakening of spring,
Oh! sweetly sing
"Lo! Christ the Lord is ris’n."

4 Easter buds were growing
Ages ago;
Easter lilies were blowing
By water’s flow.
All nature was glad,
No creature was sad,
For Christ the Lord was ris’n.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8718

Author: Azentia Igene Perry Chapman

Married Edwin Willard Chapman Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sweetly the birds are singing At Easter dawn
Title: Sweetly The Birds Are Singing
Author: Azentia Igene Perry Chapman
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8718
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8718

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