Joy To The World


"Joy to the World" for Christmas is typically performed in the key of D major. The lyrics were written by Isaac Watts in the early 18th century, with the music attributed to the English composer George Frideric Handel. Originally, the melody was adapted from Handel's work, specifically his oratorio "Messiah." Over time, "Joy to the World" became one of the most beloved Christmas carols, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ with its joyful and triumphant message. The song has been covered by countless artists and choirs, and its melody is instantly recognizable, often associated with the festive spirit of the holiday season.