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Ye nations exult, For salvation is nigh

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First Line: Ye nations exult, For salvation is nigh
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Ye nations exult; Salvation is nigh. [Epiphany.] This hymn appeared in the British Magazine, May, 1832, p. 233, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, and signed "B. J. W." It has been republished in several collections, including Kennedy, 1863, &c. In Mercer's Church Psalm and Hymn Book, Oxford edition, 1864, it begins "Ye nations rejoice, Salvation is nigh."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



William Croft (b. Nether Ettington, Warwickshire, England, 1678; d. Bath, Somerset, England, 1727) was a boy chorister in the Chapel Royal in London and then an organist at St. Anne's, Soho. Later he became organist, composer, and master of the children of the Chapel Royal, and eventually organist a…

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