Away in a Manger
Sheet music for Flexible Mixed Ensemble - 3 Players


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Flexible Ensemble pieces are suitable for a large variety of combinations. The score is shown in C. The current available parts are shown below the score but you can also request additional parts for alternative instruments in the relevant transposition (subscribers only)

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About 'Away in a Manger'



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Traditional Music of unknown author.
Composed:1800s
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"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:Eb major (Sounding Pitch) (View more Eb major Music for Flexible Mixed Ensemble - 3 Players )
Time Signature:3/4 (View more 3/4 Music)
Tempo Marking:Andante
Duration:1:36
Number of Pages:1
Difficulty:Beginners Level: Recommended for Beginners
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