Hark the Herald Angels Sing

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Hark! the herald angels sing, -
"Glory to the newborn King!"
Peace on earth, and mercy mild,
God and sinners reconciled".
Joyful, all ye nations, rise,
Join the triumph of the skies;
With th' angelic host proclaim,
"Christ is born in Bethlehem".
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the newborn King!'.

Christ, by highest heav'n adored:
Christ, the everlasting Lord;
Late in time behold him come,
Offspring of the favored one.
Veil'd in flesh, the Godhead see;
Hail, th'incarnate Deity:
Pleased, as man, with men to dwell,
Jesus, our Emmanuel!
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the newborn King!'.

Hail! the heav'n-born Prince of peace!
Hail! the Son of Righteousness!
Light and life to all he brings,
Risen with healing in his wings
Mild he lays his glory by,
Born that man no more may die:
Born to raise the sone of earth,
Born to give them second birth.
Hark! the herald angels sing,
"Glory to the newborn King!'.

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Information About Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is a classic Christmas carol written by Charles Wesley, the brother of theologian John Wesley. It first appeared in "Hymns and Sacred Poems" in 1739.

Originally the music for "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" was rather solemn; however, one hundred years later English musician William H. Cummings adapted music from a Mendelssohn cantata and set it to the words of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing".

During the 19th century "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" was considered to be one of the Great Four Anglican Hymns.

For any further information about the song "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" you may find Wikipedia helpful.

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28 Comments

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Alpha Skua, USA

18 August 2015 at 8:39pm

Remember this at the end for A CHARLE BROWN CHRISTMAS?

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Jessica, Bahamas

4 December 2011 at 5:49pm

it is good but it is stale a little

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Clarence Nindo, Austria

3 December 2011 at 4:58pm

you guys stop arguing its only a SONG so whats the pont i think its boring but its MY OPINION

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Lorraine, United States

2 January 2011 at 5:21am

Interesting sample--you all are very right--there is no actually singing of the song. How is someone supposed to learn the tune to this beautiful, traditional Christmas carol from a simple guitar lesson on playing chords and strumming? I'm not sure if I ever thought that the lyrics to this old hymn were cute. The song depicts the joy of the birth of Jesus Christ of the Christian faith. "Glory to the newborn King!" Thanks, at least, for printing the lyrics!

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Jan, Philippines

15 December 2010 at 7:30am

hmmm...ds s jz a cmple song. i learned 8 already during elem..once u learned 8, i'l tel u, u wil never 4get 8.

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John, France

14 December 2010 at 6:10pm

The best version of "hark the angel" has been sung by take 6.

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Bonnie, Belgium

12 December 2010 at 2:06am

wow wheres the song thought this was supposed to be hark the herald.

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Stacy, Philippines

11 December 2010 at 1:33pm

ahm... where's the song?

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Sally Montei, Australia

8 December 2010 at 5:31pm

hey im board ahhhh

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Tina, United States

5 December 2010 at 8:31pm

well its a good thing i didnt come to this page to see the video cause that was a complete waste of time ill just utube it i didnt want to know the cords i wante to hear the melody and how the song should be sung

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Tori Penney, United States

3 December 2010 at 1:19am

I thank this is a good song for kids.

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Sawsha, United States

1 December 2010 at 10:50pm

that is good

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Benjo, Malaysia

6 November 2010 at 6:06am

i really like for christmas cause it describes our lord

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Chantia, House Canada

7 February 2010 at 5:16pm

me and my friend zjolie teacher 's name is ms soloman and that is a nice name

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Michela, Jamaica

27 January 2010 at 1:21am

hate it

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Candace, Orlando

3 January 2010 at 10:28pm

Learned this song in elementary school. Kinda glad I went private, cause this song is not that difficult. Once you learn the first verse the other 2 are the exact same.

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Hannah Beuhler, United States

24 December 2009 at 6:53pm

I think that this website is awesome! I found christmas carols for my family and they loved it! Thank you bussongs.Com!

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Angelsrock123, Australia

23 December 2009 at 4:41am

it is a really good song it has a wonderful tune and some cute and amazing lyrics it's one of the greatest hits of christmas along silent night telling the truth it is a wonderful song do u disagree me if u do so write ur comment about why u disagree me let me read it

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Emily, London Neasden.

18 December 2009 at 3:30pm

o really i dont think so .

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Dianne, Philippines

17 November 2009 at 10:49am

how hark the herald produce

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