Edmund H. Sears, 1810-1876
Music: Richard Storrs Willis, 1819-1900
Tune: Carol, Meter: CMD
Arranged and performed by Allison Crowe
It came upon a midnight clear,
that glorious song of old,
from angels bending near the earth
to touch their harps of gold:
"Peace on the earth, and good will toward men,
from heaven's all-gracious King."
The world in solemn stillness lay,
to hear the angels sing.