The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

O Hasten and Join With Your Voices

For Christmas

Words and Music: Anonymous. Known by 1926.

1. O hasten and join with your voices
Ye Christians the angelic throng
From heaven to earth now rejoices
A world which has waited so long
In Bethlehem's Crib has appeared
The Son of the Virgin so mild
O hasten ye people who hear it

And kneel to the heavenly Child.

2. O Fairest in all generations
Thou God in humanity veiled
Fulfillest the world's expectations
Thy promise which never has failed
O give us the peace once declared
By angels in Bethlehem's night
The peace which the heavens prepared
For all who will follow the light.

Sheet Music
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / PDF

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Collected by Joseph F. Keimig (1918-2013) during his time as a student at Marianist Preparatory School, Beacon, N.Y. or as a Brother of the Society of Mary (S.M. or Marianists), a Roman Catholic order of priests and brothers. Authorship and exact date unknown. Text transcribed from hand-written sheet music or other notes.

Noteworthy Composer sheet music created by Douglas D. Anderson and released to the public domain.

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