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'Twas on a clear and peaceful night

'Twas on a clear and peaceful night

Author: W. Rosborough
Tune: ['Twas on a clear and peaceful night]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 ’Twas on a clear and peaceful night,
And shepherds watched their flock by night,
That angels came and sang the song,
For unto you a Savior’s born.

Glory to God! glory to God!
Glory to God in the highest!
Angels and men now join in the song,
Hosanna! To us a Savior is born.

2 ’Twas in a manger He was found;
The wise men came with joy profound;
The morning star shone brightly there
O’er Heaven’s Babe, the fairest fair. [Refrain]

3 In Bethlehem this Prince of Peace
Then to the captives gave release,
A mighty prince enthroned above,
Rules nations with His wondrous love. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6461

Author: W. Rosborough

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Text Information

First Line: 'Twas on a clear and peaceful night
Author: W. Rosborough
Refrain First Line: Glory to God
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6461
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #6461

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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