We Three Kings of Orient Are sheet music for Viola
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About 'We Three Kings of Orient Are'
|The Artist:||Traditional Music of unknown author.|
|Composition Info:||We Three Kings", also known as "We Three Kings of Orient Are" or "The Quest of the Magi", is a Christmas carol written by the Reverend John Henry Hopkins, Jr., who wrote both the lyrics and the music. It is suggested to have been written in 1857 but did not appear in print until his Carols, Hymns and Song in 1863. John Henry Hopkins, Jr., then an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Church, was instrumental in organizing an elaborate holiday pageant (which featured this hymn) for the students of the General Theological Seminary in New York City in 1857 while serving as the seminary's music director. In 1872 Hopkins was ordained an Episcopal priest and later served as rector at Christ Episcopal Church (Williamsport, PA).|
|Score Key||F major (Sounding Pitch)|
|Tempo Marking||One in a bar feel h. = c.54|
|Number of Pages||1|
|Difficulty Level||Beginners Level: Recommended for Beginners|
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