The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

March of the Three Kings

Traditional French: La Marche Des Rois Mages

Music: Provenšal Melody, 13th Century
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer

Version 3

1. On the march we saw three monarchs proud,
The fabled wise men with their trappings gay and brilliant;
Marching on the road to Bethlehem,
They bore rich gifts to greet the Holy Child.
The din of drums at the dawn's first beam
Proclaimed the pow'r of the sages from the eastern land,
The blare of trumps and the sound of fifes,
Announced their coming in the cool gray dawn.

 

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