Hark! Hark! Glad tidings charm our ears (Asahel Benham)
- Editor: Christopher R. Baker (submitted 2000-11-27). Copyright: CC BY 1.0
- Edition notes: originally shape note
Title: Hark! Hark! Glad tidings charm our ears
Composer: Asahel Benham
Published: Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second (1820)
Original text and translations
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!