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The Stars Are Brightly Shining

The stars are brightly shining

Author: Margaret Ford (1916)
Tune: [Oh, Earth! throughout thy borders]
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The stars are brightly shining,
Above a peaceful plain,
While shepherds watch and listen,
To hear a glad refrain.

Refrain:
The angels sing the message,
"Good will on earth we bring;
The Prince of Peace we herald now,
Your Savior and your king."

2 The wise men, too, are watching
The star that shall arise!
In glorious beauty lighting
The midnight darkened skies. [Refrain]

3 Thro’ the whole world the summons
Comes from the sky to earth,
"Awake, and give your homage,
Proclaim the Savior’s birth. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12277

Author: Margaret Ford

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Text Information

First Line: The stars are brightly shining
Title: The Stars Are Brightly Shining
Author: Margaret Ford (1916)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The angels sing the message
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12277
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12277

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