Fill your hearts with joy and gladness (Ode to Joy)


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  • Tune: Ode to Joy
  • Meter: 87 87 D
  • Style: Classical
  • Church Year: Harvest
  • Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
  • Arranger: Richard M S Irwin
  • Lyricist: Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926)
  • Music Copyright Public Domain
  • Lyrics Copyright Revd. Timothy Dudley-Smith
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin, Certain rights reserved.