If you like this site, please share it with others! Learn about rhythm and improve your skills: Rhythm-In-Music. They were originally written for brass quintet and choir. I picked three texts out of the enormous choice of traditional Carols which could form three parts: Andante - Adagio - Presto. He has written large a capella works for English choir singing, some of which have been recorded and broadcast by the BBC Singers.
Several CDs of his music have been released. Peter and St. Paul in Oberageri. Other videos were released through December, For links to all of Clancy's carol videos, go to Christmas Classics Videos. If you would like to help support Hymns and Carols of Christmas, please click on the button below and make a donation. Footnote 1. Return Editor's Note: Verse 4 originally appeared in the program from the first performance in , but did not appear in early hymn books.
It was after midnight that a little angel whispered the strain in my ears and I roused myself and jotted it down as you have it. Regardless of the feelings about the tune, hymnologists on both sides of the Atlantic agree on the poignancy of the text.
O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight For Christ is born of Mary And gathered all above While mortals sleep, the angels keep Their watch of wondering love O morning stars together Proclaim the holy birth And praises sing to God the King And Peace to men on earth How silently, how silently The wondrous gift is given!
Post my meaning Write my explanation new To explain lyrics, select line or word and click "Explain". OK, got it! O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by; Yet in the dark street shineth The everlasting Light; The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight. For Christ is born of Mary, And fathered all above, While mortals sleep, the angels keep Their watch of wondering love.
O morning stars, together Proclaim the holy birth And praises sing to God, the King, And peace to men on earth. How silently, how silently, The wondrous Gift is given! So God imparts to human hearts The blessings of His heaven. No ear may hear His coming, But in this world of sin, Where meek souls will receive Him still, The dear Christ enters in. Home Page. Redner Media: Audio recording. You have access to this FlexScore. Download: Are parts of this score outside of your desired range?
Try transposing this FlexScore. General Settings.O Little Town Of Bethlehem - Notes On The Carol. The links to Brooks and Redner open in new windows at an external site, the excellent Cyberhymnal. 1. O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by. Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light; The hopes and fears of all.