Away in a Manger sheet music for String Quartet (pdf)
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About 'Away in a Manger'
|The Artist:||Traditional Music of unknown author.|
"Away in a Manger" is a Christmas carol first published in the late nineteenth century and used widely throughout the English-speaking world. In Britain it is one of the most popular carols.
The tune "Cradle Song" was written by William J. Kirkpatrick for the musical Around the World with Christmas (1895) and is an adaptation of the melody originally composed in 1837 by Jonathan E. Spilman to "Sweet Afton".
Away in a manger
No crib for His bed
The little Lord Jesus
Lay down His sweet head
The stars in the sky
Look down where He lay
The little Lord Jesus
Asleep on the hay
The cattle are lowing
The poor Baby wakes
But little Lord Jesus
No crying He makes
I love Thee, Lord Jesus
Look down from the sky
And stay by my side
'Til morning is nigh
Be near me, Lord Jesus
I ask Thee to stay
Close by me forever
And love me, I pray
Bless all the dear children
In Thy tender care
And take us to Heaven
To live with Thee there
|Score Key:||G major (Sounding Pitch) (View more G major Music for String Quartet )|
|Tempo Marking:||= 96|
|Time Signature:||3/4 (View more 3/4 Music)|
|Number of Pages:||1|
|Difficulty:||Easy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience|
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christmas (View more christmas String Quartet Music)
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