Hark! Hark! Glad tidings charm our ears (Asahel Benham)

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Editor: Christopher R. Baker (submitted 2000-11-27).   Copyright: CC BY 1.0
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Title: Hark! Hark! Glad tidings charm our ears
Composer: Asahel Benham

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCarol

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second (1820)


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Original text and translations

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Hark! hark!
glad tidings charm our ears,
Angelic music fills the spheres;
Earth spreads the sound with decent mirth,
A God is born on earth!
A God is born! the valleys cry;
A God is born! the hills reply;
Evening repeats to wondering morn,
A God on earth is born!