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The Christmas Bells Are Ringing

The Christmas bells are ringing, Yes, ringing everywhere

Author: Emma Pitt
Tune: [The Christmas bells are ringing] (Sherwin)
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The Christmas bells are ringing,
Yes, ringing everywhere,
And joyful hearts are singing,
Their voices fill their air;
The Christmas bells are telling
To you a Savior’s born!
And loud their tones are swelling,
On this glad, happy morn.

Refrain:
The Christmas bells are ringing,
There’s music in the air;
The Christmas bells are ringing,
Yes, ringing everywhere.

2 The Christmas bells are pealing
To all men peace, good will;
Like gentle voices stealing
I hear their music still;
Yes, ’tis the same sweet story
Was heard in days of old,
When Christ the Lord of glory
The wise men did behold. [Refrain]

3 The Christmas bells are bringing
A joyful melody,
And clearly, clearly ringing,
A song so glad and free;
Oh, list! their glorious echo
Is borne thro’ yonder sky,
While angels join the chorus
Of praise to God on high. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10140

Author: Emma Pitt

Born: 1846, Maryland. Pitt was living in Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land, by 1880, and through at least 1910. She may have died be­fore 1920, as the daugh­ter with whom she was living in 1910 was on her own and still sin­gle in 1920. --www.hymntime.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Christmas bells are ringing, Yes, ringing everywhere
Title: The Christmas Bells Are Ringing
Author: Emma Pitt
Refrain First Line: The Christmas bells are ringing
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10140
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #10140

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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