Oh, how joyfully
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Oh, how joyfully, oh, how peacefully,
sleeps the earth on Christmas night!
Sins are covered, grace discovered.
In our darkness shines the light!
Oh, how joyfully, oh, how thankfully,
wakes the earth on Christmas morn!
God has spoken, death is broken.
Alleluia! Christ is born!
Words: Johann D. Falk (St. 1), Heinrich Holzschuher (Sts. 2,3);
tr. Harris J. Loewen, re-envisioned by
Brian Wren, 1990
Tune: The European Magazine and London Review,
arr. by Robert Shaw
and Alice Parker, 1953
Arrangement © G. Schirmer, Inc.
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