This setting of Ps 96 by Bernadette Farrell is my favourite song that we sing at Christmas. The version at AOV is, I’m sure, beautiful and how it is meant to be done. That’s not how we do it. We speed it up a little to where my backing is at 94 bpm and do it joyfully and noisily. This version is more the speed. You can see the sheet music in scorch format here.
It can be purchased for download at OCP.
Today, today a Saviour has been born;
A Saviour has been born to us.
He is Christ the Lord, Christ the Lord,
Jesus Christ the Lord.
Sing a new song to the Lord.
Sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Sing to the Lord, sing to the Lord.
Sing to the Lord, bless his name!
Proclaim his help day by day.
Tell among the nations his glory.
Tell of his works, tell of his works,
and his wonders among all the peoples.
Let the heavens rejoice and earth be glad,
Let the sea and all within it thunder praise.
All of the land, all that it bears:
Rejoice at the presence of the Lord.
© Bernadette Farrell 1993.