New Year bells are gaily ringing

Author: P. Jiyu-Kennett

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Text Information

First Line: New Year bells are gaily ringing
Author: P. Jiyu-Kennett
Language: English

Tune

MERTON (Monk)

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) composed MERTON and published it in The Parish Choir (1850). The tune has been associated with this text since the 1861 edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern. The tune's title is thought to refer to Walter de Merton, founder of Mert…

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