Morning Has Broken



  • Music: Cat Stevens (based on BUNESSAN)
    arr. Harry Simeone
  • Lyrics / Text: Eleanor Farjeon
  • Choral MusicSATBSacredPopular

  • Accompaniment: Piano with opt Rhythm, Bass Guitar, Drums
  • Format: Octavo – Choral
  • Catalog #: 35014449
  • Publisher: Shawnee Press (Harold Flammer)

  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
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“Morning Has Broken” is a Christian hymn first published in 1931. It has words by English author Eleanor Farjeon and was inspired by the village of Alfriston in East Sussex, then set to a traditional Scottish Gaelic tune, “Bunessan”. It is often sung in children's services and in funeral services.

English pop musician and folk singer Cat Stevens included a version on his album Teaser and the Firecat (1971). The song became identified with Stevens due to the popularity of this recording. It reached number six on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, number one on the U.S. easy listening chart in 1972, and number four on the Canadian RPM magazine charts.

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