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[How still was the night while the shepherds were dreaming]

[How still was the night while the shepherds were dreaming]

Composer: George Beaverson
Published in 1 hymnal


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: George Beaverson

George Beaverson lived in Jersey City, New Jersey in the late 19th century and in New York City in 1917. His works include: The Peacemaker, with Winfield Weeden & Leonard Weaver (New York: Weeden & Van de Venter, 1894) Songs of the Peacemaker, with Winfield Weeden & Leonard Weaver (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: J. W. Van de Venter & Company, 1895) Then Up with the Starry Flag (New York: James H. Beaverson, 1917) NN, Hymnary editor. Source: www.hymntime.com/  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [How still was the night while the shepherds were dreaming]
Composer: George Beaverson
Incipit: 55123 21216 65551
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Wonderful Star

How still was the night while the shepherds were dreaming;
How bright was the star o’er the mountain tops gleaming,
While all the glad heavens were smiling, and seeming
To wait for the long promised king.
But lo! what an hour when the Savior descended,
And realms of bright glory to earth seemed extended,
And when to the lowly by Jesus befriended,
The angels good tidings would bring.
O beautiful, beautiful, beautiful Star,
In radiant splendor it shone from afar,
Its beauty exceeding the loveliest gem,
While guiding the pilgrims to Bethlehem.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10470
Text: The Wonderful Star
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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