Joy to the World
Christmas Hymn - Antioch
Joy to the World is a famous Christmas hymn.
The words were written by Isaac Watts (1674-1748).
They first appeared in his Psalms of David, Psalm 98, in 1719.
The source of the words used in our edition is : Henry Sloane Coffin and Ambrose White Vernon, eds., Hymns of the Kingdom of God (New York: The A.S. Barnes Company, 1910), no. 37.
The music was composed by Lowell Mason (1792-1872).
It was first published as a tune named Antioch in 1848.
This score is an arrangement of Joy to the World for choir SATB (soprano, alto, tenor and bass voices).
It is set in the key of D Major.
For your greater enjoyment, this score includes the complete lyrics in English (four verses).
Duration : 02:00
Source : Lowell Mason (1792-1872), Hymns & Church Music
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