The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

The Happy Christmas Comes Once More

For Christmas

Version 2
The Happy Christmas Comes Once More - Version 1

Words: "Det Kimer Nu Til Julfest," Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig, 1817
Translator Unknown

Music: "Det Kimer Nu Til Julefest," Carl C. N. Balle, 1850
SATB: MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / PDF / XML
Meter: L. M.

Country of Origin: Denmark

1. The happy Christmas comes once more,
The heav'nly Guest is at the door.
The blessed words the shepherds thrill,
The joyous tidings: Peace, good will.

2. To David's city let us fly,
Where angels sing beneath the sky;
Through plain and village pressing near,
And news from God with shepherds hear.

3. O wake our hearts, in gladness sing,
And keep our Christmas with our King,
Till living song, from loving souls,
Like sound of mighty water rolls!

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