A song the world is singing

There's a song of wondrous beauty like a peal

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [There's a song of wondrous beauty] (Hall)
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There's a song of wondrous beauty,
Like a peal from angel choirs,
For it sounds o'er care and duty,
And fulfils the heart's desires.
O the cadence sweet, ascending,
Joins the harmony of heav'n,
And a carol never ending
To mortal tongues is giv'n;
And the world takes up the strain:

Refrain:
O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant;
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem,
Come and behold him born the King of Angels;
O come, let us adore Him
O come, let us adore Him
O come, let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord.

2 There's a song, sweet music pealing,
'Tis an echo from on high,
Unto all the earth revealing
Blessings from beyond the sky.
There is beauty in the singing,
There is joy beyond compare,
For it comes, salvation bringing,
To mankind ev’rywhere;
And the world takes up the strain: [Refrain]

3 Nigher still and higher swelling,
Circling all the list'ning earth,
While its harmonies are telling
Of the mighty Saviour's birth!
'Tis a song like fountains flowing
From a never ending stream;
Ever onward, ever growing,
Mankind it shall redeem;
And the world takes up the strain: [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #214

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a song of wondrous beauty like a peal
Title: A song the world is singing
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: O come, all ye faithful

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Give Thanks and Sing, for Religious Meetings #d107
Give Thanks and Sing: for use in all religious meetings #104Page Scan
Give Thanks and Sing; for Religious Meetings #d169
Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #214TextAudioPage Scan
The New Canadian Hymnal: a collection of hymns and music for Sunday schools, young people's societies, prayer & praise meetings, family circles #306Page Scan
The Voice of Praise No. 2: a complete collection of Scriptural, gospel, Sunday-school and praise service songs #222Page Scan
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