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Richard Shephard The Star Carol

Categories
Anthems, Children's Music
Instrument(s)
Keyboard [organ/piano]
Voicing
Children's Choir, Unison
Original Publication
New Songs of Joy
Difficulty
Easy
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

Unison (children's) choir and piano. An arrangement of the tune Sweet Afton (Alexander Hume). Lovely in its simplicity.

Above us in Bethlehem, shining so bright
A star in the eastern sky lights up the night.
More splendid than gold is the message it brings
Its glory and majesty heralds the king.

Lamplight, candlelight, light from afar;
Yet none is as lovely as light from the star.

O night calm and peaceful, O night above all;
O star that is resting above yonder stall.
Give hope to your people and lighten our way;
Shine down upon us and turn night to day.

O lead us to Bethlehem bright morning star;
And then to the manger, from lands near and far.
With shepherds and angels, we'll worship and sing;
And there give our hearts to the King of all Kings.

Contact

Mark Schweizer
P.O. Box 249
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
Phone 828.859.0323
Toll Free 877.822.0304

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