The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Glad Hallelujahs

Words: Anna McClintock

Music: Pemberton Pierce
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From Christmas Carols, 1884
Adam Geibel and Pemberton Pierce
Published by Pemberton Pierce, Pennsgrove, N. J.

Source: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets.
(American Memory, Performing Arts-Music)

1. Hark! glad hallelujahs swelling,
How the heav'nly arches ring;
Angels are to mortals telling
Of the birth of Christ our King.
Glory in the highest, glory
Be unto our God, they sing.

2. Glory, love, and adoration
For the gift of His dear Son;
Oh, this wonderful salvation,
God and man are joined in one.
Glory in the highest, glory
For the wonders God hath done.

3. Earth repent the blessed story
Of the Lamb of Calvary:
Glory in the highest, glory
For His mighty victory.
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Now and thro' eternity.

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Note:

Christmas Carols 1884 by Adam Geibel and Pemberton Pierce was published by Pemberton Pierce, Pennsgrove, N. J. (Copyright 1884 by Pemberton Pierce). This 12-page publication of Christmas Carols contained the following Carols:Christmas_Carols_1884-Geibel-Pierce .jpg (323471 bytes)

1. Glad Hallelujahs; Words by Anna McClintock and Music by Pemberton Pierce.

2. Hail, Hail, Hail; Words by Anna McClintock and Music by Pemberton Pierce.

3. Hark! What Mean Those Holy Voices; Words by James Montgomery and Music by Adam Geibel

4. Ring, Ring, Ye Bells; Words by Anna McClintock and Music by Adam Geibel

5. Christmas Chimes; Words by Mary A. McKee and Music by Pemberton Pierce

6. Angels From The Realms of Glory; Words by James Montgomery and Music By Pemberton Pierce

Geibel and Pierce have collaborated on other collections, such as "Rays of Sunshine," which was described as "A collection of  40 pages of new music for Sabbath Schools, Prayer and Praise Meetings, and the Home Circle." There were numerous contributors to  the effort including Fanny Crosby, Mary A. McKee, and several others.

Source: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets (American Memory, Performing Arts-Music).

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