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Score

Let the Merry Church Bells Ring!


Carols The Children's Hymnal 1911 Song 97

Lyrics by Rev. J. M. Neale (Text slightly altered)


Allegro=fast and bright or "march tempo" (120168 bpm) Allegro or Vivace 120 - 168

Dr. J. S. B. Hodges
arr. Ron Porter

Fast q = 150 Flute

# 4 . & 4
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Am

1.Let 2.Let

the mer - ry the birds sing

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G/B

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D 7/A G

Church bells ring! out a - gain

Hence From

with tears and their leaf - y

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have with

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sigh chap
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Frost Prais

and cold ing Him,

fled from Spring. whom in vain

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Let the Merry Church Bells Ring!

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hat con - quered tan sought to

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are smil - ing the stream - let

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fields are gay, chant its lay;


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Sun - ny is the Let the leaf - lets

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weath - er; flut - ter;

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With our ris - ing "Christ, the Lord is

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Let the Merry Church Bells Ring!


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Lord to - day. ris'n to - day,"


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All Is

things rise to - geth - er. the strain they ut - ter.

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Let Let

the mer - ry the mer - ry

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Fl.

Church bells ring! Church bells ring!


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G/B D 7/A
Ring! Ring! Ring! Ring!

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Let Let

D 7/A G

Ring! Ring!

the mer - ry the mer - ry

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Let the Merry Church Bells Ring!

Fl.

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Am

Church bells ring! Church bells ring!


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G/D


Ring! Ring!

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Ring! Ring!

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Ring! Ring!

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