Let earth resound again

Why were angels once descending

Author: C. W. Hay
Tune: [Why were angels once descending]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Why were angels once descending
O’er Judea’s hill and plain?
Why were harps and voices blending
In that grand, seraphic strain?

Refrain:
"Glory to God in the highest,"
Let all earth resound again;
"Glory to God in the highest,
Peace on earth, good will to men."

2 Why were eastern sages bending
O’er the Child of lowly birth?
Why were sweetest anthems sending
Their glad echoes over the earth? [Refrain]

3 Love and mercy condescending
Helpless sinners to redeem,
From a fearful doom impending,
Had revealed the King supreme. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13194

Author: C. W. Hay

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Text Information

First Line: Why were angels once descending
Title: Let earth resound again
Author: C. W. Hay
Refrain First Line: Glory to God in the highest
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #13194
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #13194

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