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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Paul Halley
Hymn Arrangement - Publication Details

  Catalogue Number - PEL5023

Voicing/Instrumentation -
SATB Choir and Organ
Optional brass quintet accompaniment

Level of Difficulty - Easy

Uses/Season - Christmas Concert, Hymn/Anthem

Duration - 3:30 mins

Pages Music - 8 pages
5 page music with
three-page cover
Format - SATB/organ choral octavo

Copyright Year - 1993

Perusal Score PDF
SATB pgs 1&5 of 5

Perusal Score PDF
Full Score 1,2 &11 of 11

A gorgeous arrangement of this joyful carol classic. The soaring descant on the last verse is the finishing touch to a memorable Christmas concert as witnessed by thousands of concert-goers to A King's Christmas, and Christmas Angelicus, know. In fact, the descant in this arrangement was written for Chorus Angelicus, the choir which Paul Halley founded in 1991 in Connecticut, and it has understandably become a staple in the repertoire of countless choirs since.

Youtube video of this music on the University of King's College Chapel Choir channel - Paul Halley, director. "Hark, The Herald Angels Sing" arr. Halley, final hymn from live recording of 'A King's Christmas 2016' - starts at 01:35:25 - three-and-a-half minutes to 01:35:45.

Christmas Angelicus CD

JN103 - Track 19

JN103  Digital download only

Listen to live recording of "A King's Christmas 2016" performance at left.


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Choral score SATB/organ
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Full Score and Instrumental Parts:
Brass Quintet

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THIS ITEM can also be used as accompaniment
for PEL6067 Descant of Hark! The Herald
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Requires 24 choral scores minimum.
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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Words by C. Wesley, T. Whitefield, M. Madam, and others

Hark the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled"
Joyful, all ye nations rise
Join the triumph of the skies
With the angelic host proclaim:
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!

Christ by highest heav'n adored
Christ the everlasting Lord!
Late in time behold Him come
Offspring of a Virgin's womb
Veiled in flesh the Godhead see
Hail the incarnate Deity
Pleased as man with man to dwell
Jesus, our Emmanuel
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!

Hail the heav'n-born Prince of Peace!
Hail the Son of Righteousness!
Light and life to all He brings
Ris'n with healing in His wings
Mild He lays His glory by
Born that man no more may die
Born to raise the sons of earth
Born to give them second birth
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!