From Advent To Epiphany Vol. 1. Hark! A Herald Voice Is Calling

From Advent to Epiphany Vol 1

From Advent to Epiphany Vol 1, is the first album of three with traditional hymns and carols for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany, with descants for use by choirs and congregations.

  • All Hail And Welcome Holy Child (Luinneach, Piano Ensemble, 3 Verses)
    All Hail And Welcome Holy Child : Lyrics Lyrics by Adoh Mac Cathmhaoil (1571 – 1626), translated by George Otto Simms (1910 – 1991). Copyright © Oxford University Press. Meter: 87 87. We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright. All Hail And Welcome Holy Child ...
  • Behold The Great Creator (Kilmarnock, Organ, 5 Verses)
    Behold The Great Creator : Lyrics 1. Behold the great Creator makes Himself a house of clay, A robe of virgin flesh He takes Which He will wear for ay. 2. Hark, hark, the wise eternal Word, Like a weak infant cries! In form of servant is the Lord, And God in cradles lies. 3. This wonder struck the world amazed, It shook the starry ...
  • Come They Told Me (Little Drummer Boy)
    Little Drummer Boy : Lyrics We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright. Lyricist: Katherine Kennicott Davis (1892 – 1980). Music and Lyrics Copyright © 1941 EMI Mills Music Inc./Delaware Music Corp, USA Meter: Irregular Little Drummer Boy : Recording A recording of this hymn is available ...
  • Crown Him With Many Crowns (Diadematar, Organ, 5 Verses)
    Crown Him With Many Crowns  Lyrics 1. Crown Him with many crowns, The Lamb upon His throne, Hark! how the heavenly anthem drowns All music but its own. Awake, my soul, and sing Of Him who died for thee, And Hail him as thy matchless King through all eternity. 2. Crown Him the Virgin’s Son, The God incarnate born, Whose arm those crimson trophies won Which now ...
  • For Mary Mother Of Our Lord (St Botolph, Organ, 6 Verses)
    For Mary Mother Of Our Lord : Lyrics Please follow this link for other settings of For Mary Mother Of Our Lord. We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright. Lyrics by John Raphael Peacey (1896 – 1971), copyright the Rev. Mary Jane Handcock. Meter ...
  • Hark A Herald Voice Is Calling (Merton – 5 Verses) – Organ & Trumpet Descant
    Hark A Herald Voice Is Calling  Lyrics 1. Hark a herald voice is calling: ‘Christ is nigh,’ it seems to say; ‘Cast away the dreams of darkness, O ye children of the day!’ 2. Startled at the solemn warning, Let the earth-bound soul arise; Christ, her Sun, all sloth dispelling, Shines upon the morning skies. 3. Lo! the Lamb, so long expected, Comes with ...
  • It Came Upon A Midnight Clear (Noël, Organ & Trumpet Descant, 5 Verses)
    It Came Upon A Midnight Clear Noël : Lyrics Alternative settings It Came Upon A Midnight Clear of can be found here. It came upon the midnight clear, That glorious song of old, From angels bending near the earth To touch their harps of gold; “Peace on the earth, good will to men, From Heaven’s all gracious King.” The world in solemn stillness ...
  • Little Donkey
    Lyrics We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright. Recording A recording of this hymn is available on Richard Irwin’s album – From Advent to Epiphany Volume 1 which can be found on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes,  Spotify. Please Contact Us if you do not have access to ...
  • Long ago, prophets knew (Personent hodie – Theodoric)
    Lyrics We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright. Recordings A recording of this hymn is available on Richard Irwin’s album – From Advent to Epiphany Volume 1 which can be found on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes,  Spotify. Please Contact Us if you do not have access to ...
  • O Come O Come Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel -5 Verses) – Organ
    O Come O Come Emmanuel Lyrics 1. O come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son of God appear. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel. 2. O come, Thou Rod of Jesse, free Thine own from Satan’s tyranny; From depths of hell Thy people save, And give them victory o’er the grave. Refrain 3. ...
  • On Jordan’s Bank The Baptist’s Cry (Winchester New – 5 Verses) – Organ
    On Jordan’s Bank Lyrics 1. On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry announces that the Lord is nigh; awake and hearken, for he brings glad tidings of the King of kings. 2. Then cleansed be every breast from sin; make straight the way for God within, prepare we in our hearts a home where such a mighty Guest may come. 3. For thou art our ...
  • The Advent Of Our King (Franconia – 5 Verses) – Organ
    The Advent Of Our King Lyrics 1. The advent of our King Our prayers must now employ, And we must hymns of welcome sing In strains of holy joy. 2. The everlasting Son Incarnate deigns to be; Himself a servant’s form puts on To set His servants free. 3. O Zion’s Daughter, rise To meet thy lowly King, Nor let thy faithless heart despise The peace ...
  • The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came (Birina Gaztettobat Zegoen, Small Ensemble, 4 Verses)
    The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came : Lyrics The angel Gabriel from heaven came, His wings as drifted snow, his eyes as flame. “All hail” said he “thou lowly maiden Mary, Most highly favoured lady.” Gloria! “For know a blessed mother thou shalt be, All generations laud and honour thee; Thy son shall be Emmanuel, by seers foretold, Most highly favoured lady.” Gloria! Then ...
  • Unto Us A Boy Is Born (Puer Nobis, Organ & Trumpet Descant, 5 Verses)
    Unto Us A Boy Is Born : Lyrics Unto us a boy is born, King of all creation: Came he to a world forlorn, The Lord of every nation, The Lord of every nation. Cradled in a stall was he With sleepy cows and asses; But the very beasts could see That He all men surpasses, That He all men surpasses. Herod then with fear was ...

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