Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Flexible 4-Part)

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LYRICS:
1. Hark! the herald angels sing
glory to the new-born 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.’

Refrain:
Hark, the herald angels sing
glory to the new-born King.

2. Christ, by highest heaven 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. [Refrain]

3. Hail, the heaven-born Prince of Peace!
Hail, the Sun of Righteousness!
Light and life to all he brings,
risen 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. [Refrain]

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When choosing parts, remember that part 1 will normally contain the melody. For the harmony to be complete, you should also have at least one player on each of the parts, UNLESS you have chosen to include a keyboard instrument, which will contain the complete harmony. So possible combinations may be:

1. Solo instrument (part 1) + keyboard.
2. Solo instrument (part 1) + second player (either part 2, 3 or 4) + keyboard.
3. Instruments on all four parts (no keyboard).
4. Instruments on all four parts + keyboard.

Remember, you can build out very large combinations by doubling parts. For example, a symphony orchestra would look something like this:

Part 1: flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, violin.
Part 2: flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, violin.
Part 3: clarinet, bassoon, horn, trombone, viola.
Part 4: bassoon, bass clarinet, trombone, tuba, cello, double bass.

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