From Advent to Epiphany Vol. 2

From Advent to Epiphany Vol 2, traditional hymns and carols for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany with descants for use by choirs and congregations.

  • Away In A Manger (Cradle Song, Chamber Ensemble, 3 Verses)
    Away In A Manger : Lyrics Away in a manger, no crib for His bed, The little Lord Jesus laid down His sweet head. The stars in the bright sky looked down where He lay, The little Lord Jesus, asleep on the hay. The cattle are lowing, the Baby awakes, But little Lord Jesus no crying He makes. I love Thee, Lord ...
  • Cloth For The Cradle (Wae’s For Me Prince Charlie, Piano & Flute, 4 Verses)
    Cloth For The Cradle : Lyrics We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright. Lyricists: John L. Bell (b. 1949) and Graham Maule (b. 1958).  Lyrics © 1987 WGRG. Meter: Irregular and Refrain. A copy of the lyrics can be found here Cloth For The Cradle : Recording Tune: ...
  • God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Organ, 7 Verses)
    God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen : Lyrics Other settings of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen can be found here: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 1. God rest ye merry, gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember, Christ, our Saviour Was born on Christmas day To save us all from Satan’s power When we were gone astray O tidings of comfort and joy, Comfort and joy O tidings ...
  • Joy To The World (Antioch, Organ and Trumpet Descant, 3 Verses)
    Joy To The World : Lyrics Joy to the World , the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing. Joy to the World, the Saviour reigns! Let men their songs employ; While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains Repeat the ...
  • On Christmas night all Christians sing (Sussex Carol)
    Lyrics On Christmas night all Christians sing To hear the news the angels bring; On Christmas night all Christians sing To hear the news the angels bring; News of great joy, news of great mirth, News of our merciful King’s birth. Then why should men on earth be sad Since our Redeemer made us glad; Then why should we on earth be sad Since our ...
  • Once In Royal David’s City (Irby – 4 Verses) – Organ with Trumpet Descant
    Once In Royal David’s City Lyrics Once in royal David’s city Stood a lowly cattle shed, Where a mother laid her Baby In a manger for His bed: Mary was that mother mild, Jesus Christ, her little Child. He came down to earth from heaven, Who is God and Lord of all, And His shelter was a stable, And His cradle was a stall; With the ...
  • See Him Lying On A Bed Of Straw (Calypso Carol, 4 Verses)
    See Him Lying On A Bed Of Straw Lyrics Meter: 999 96 and Refrain. Lyricist: Michael Arnold Perry (1942 – 1996). Lyrics Copyright © 1965 Michael Perry/Jubliate Hymns. We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright. See Him Lying On A Bed Of Straw ...
  • The First Nowell (Nowell, Organ and Brass Descant, 4 Verses)
    The First Nowell Lyrics The first Nowell, the angels say To Bethlehem’s shepherds as they lay. At midnight watch, when keeping sheep, The winter wild, the light snow deep. Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell Born is the King of Israel. The shepherds rose, and saw a star Bright in the East, beyond them far, Its beauty gave them great delight, This star it set now day ...
  • While Shepherds Watched (Winchester Old, Organ & Trumpet Descant, 6 Verses)
    While Shepherds Watched : Lyrics 1. While shepherds watched their flocks by night, all seated on the ground; the angel of the Lord came down, and glory shone around. 2. “Fear not!” said he, (for mighty dread had seized their troubled mind): “Glad tidings of great joy I bring to you and all mankind.” 3. “To you, in David’s town, this day is born of ...

 

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