Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
Hymn to Joy - Ode to Joy - From Symphony No. 9 - Op. 125
This beautiful hymn Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee is also known as The Hymn to Joy.
The poem was written in 1907 by Henry van Dyke (1852-1933).
It is set to the famous Ode to Joy melody of the final movement of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125.
The arrangement presented in this sheet music was made by Edward Hodges (1796-1867).
It was first published in 1864 in The Trinity Collection of Church Music, as hymn number 254.
It has been edited here in order only to add the dotted figure at the end of each line.
The poem by Henry van Dyke was first combined with Beethoven's music in 1911 in the Presbyterian Hymnal.
For your greater enjoyment, this score includes the complete lyrics in English (4 verses).
Duration : 02:32
Source : Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
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