I heard the bells on Christmas day (John Baptiste Calkin)

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Editor: Christopher R. Baker (submitted 2000-11-27).   Copyright: CC BY 1.0
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General Information

Title: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Composer: John Baptiste Calkin
Tune: Waltham
Lyricist: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , 1864

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCarol

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Verses 4-5 usually omitted, due to specific references to the Civil War.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at I heard the bells on Christmas day.