The Christ child lullaby
Music: Trad. arr. Sheena Phillips
. Words: Peter Hill & Sheena Phillips, based on the original Gaelic
children (unison) & handbells or chimes
performance time approx 3m 00s
Range: d' — d''
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rendering of The Christ child lullaby
This is an English language version of the gorgeous traditional Scottish Gaelic Christmas lullaby Tàladh Chrìosda. Suitable for any children's choir or church choir with access to handbells.
Also available from Canasg: an SAB a cappella arrangement of Tàladh Chrìosda in the original Gaelic.
My darling love and treasure, you,
My wealth and joy, my pleasure, you,
My gorgeous handsome baby, you,
I humbly bow to you.
I love your eyes that gently see,
I love your sweet humility,
In hope and love and charity,
You show us how to be.
English words © Peter Hill & Sheena Phillips, translated from the Gaelic
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