In Heaven So Great Is The Joy
Words and Music: Traditional English
Words: Im Himmel, im Himmel ist
Freude so viel, from Mainz
Translation by Rev. George R. Woodward
Source: George Radcliffe Woodward, ed, Songs of Syon (London: Schott & Co., Third Edition, 1908), # 431
1. In heaven, in heaven so great is the joy;
In singing the Angels their time do employ.
2. In singing, bell-ringing and worshipful mirth,
They bless the Creator of heaven and earth.
3. No city for grace may with Syon contend,
Nor measure her pleasure and peace without end.
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