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Wake, O my soul, and hail the morn

Representative Text

1 Wake! O my soul, and hail the morn;
For unto us a Saviour's born:
See how the angels wing their way
To usher in the glorious day!

2 Hark! what sweet music! what a song
Sounds from the bright, celestial throng!
Sweet song, whose melting strains impart
Joy to each raptured, listening heart.

3 Come, join the angels as they cry,
"Glory to God who reigns on high;
Let peace and love on earth abound,
While spheres revolve and years roll round."

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #285

Text Information

First Line: Wake, O my soul, and hail the morn
Copyright: Public Domain





The original version of WINCHESTER NEW appeared in Musikalisches Handbuch der geistlichen Melodien, published in Hamburg, Germany, in 1690 by Georg Wittwe. It was set to the text “Wer nur den lieben Gott” (see 446). An expanded version of the tune was a setting for "Dir, dir Jehova" (see 203) in…

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