The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Sing We Now Of Christmas

Version 2

Words: Noel Nouvelet, Traditional French, 15th Century
English Traditional Carol, 17-18th Century
Translator Unknown

Tune: Noel Nouvelet, French Traditional, 15th Century.
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer

1. Sing we now of Christmas,
Noel sing we here.
Hear our grateful praises
To the Babe so dear.

Chorus:
Sing We Noel, the King is Born, Noel!
Sing we now of Christmas, sing we now Noel!

2. Angels called to shepherds,
"Leave your flocks at rest;
Journey forth to Bethl’hem
Find the Lamb-kin blest." Chorus

3. In the stall they found Him;
Joseph and Mary mild
Seated ‘round the manger,
Watching the holy Child. Chorus

4. From the eastern country
Came the kings afar,
Bearing gifts to Bethl’hem,
Guided by a star. Chorus

5. Gold and myrrh they took there,
Gifts of greatest price;
There was ne’er a stable
So like paradise. Chorus

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