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The Heavens Are Telling

The heavens are telling the glory of God; the wonder of His work displays the firmament

Tune: THE HEAVENS ARE TELLING
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

The heavens are telling the glory of God,
The wonder of His work displays the firmament.
In all the lands resounds the word.
Never perceived, ever understood,
ever, ever, ever understood.

The heavens are telling the glory of God,
The wonder of His work,
The wonder of His work displays the firmament.

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #772

Text Information

First Line: The heavens are telling the glory of God; the wonder of His work displays the firmament
Title: The Heavens Are Telling
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

THE HEAVENS ARE TELLING

From The Creation oratorio, Part I, No. 13.

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CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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Timeline

Instances

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Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #A41

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International Praise #158

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Rodeheaver Chorus Collection #84

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Songs for Children #130

Text

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #772

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