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When With the Notes of Spring

When with the notes of spring

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [When with the notes of spring]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When with the notes of spring
Begins the air to ring,
And earth anew rejoices;
Awake, my soul, awake,
Let every tongue partake,
And lift united voices.

O sing, sing for gladness,
Now breaks the joyful morn,
Now shines the happy day,
The dark night of sadness
Passeth evermore away;
Our Lord, all victorious,
Hath burst the bars of death,
Hath triumphed o’er the tomb,
And life, life all glorious,
Springeth in eternal bloom.

2 Shall nature’s raptures burst,
And shall not man be first,
His grateful praises singing?
Glad homage will we pay,
To Him who rose this day,
The life immortal bringing. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns for Today: for Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies, The Church, The Home, Community Welfare Associations, and Patriotic Meetings #108

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Rv Palmer Hartsough USA 1844-1932. Born in Redford, MI, he attended Kalamazoo College and Michigan State Normal school (later MSU). He became an author, editor, lyricist, and librettist. After working as a traveling singing teacher in MI, IL, IA, OH, KY and TN, he opened a music studio in Rock Island, IL, around 1877, also directing music at a Baptist church there. In 1893, due to his poetic abilities, he moved to Cincinnati, OH, and joined the Fillmore Music Company, providing texts (over 1000) for their music. He also served as music director at the Bethel Mission and the 9th Street Baptist Church. He became a traveling song evangelist in 1903, and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1906, serving in Ontario, Canada, and MI from 191… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When with the notes of spring
Title: When With the Notes of Spring
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O sing, sing for gladness
Publication Date: 1895
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns for Today #108

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