Sing Lullaby (Richard Norris)

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  • CPDL #31306:     
Editor: Richard Norris (submitted 2014-02-17).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 96 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Sing Lullaby
Composer: Richard Norris
Lyricist: Sabine Baring-Gould

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCarol

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 2014

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Original text and translations

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Sing lullaby!
Lullaby baby, now reclining,
sing lullaby!
Hush, do not wake the infant King.
Angels are watching, stars are shining
over the place where He is lying:
sing lullaby!

Sing lullaby!
Lullaby baby, sweetly sleeping,
sing lullaby!
Hush, do not wake the infant King.
Soon will come sorrow with the morning,
soon will come bitter grief and weeping:
sing lullaby!

Sing lullaby!
Lullaby baby, gently dozing,
sing lullaby!
Hush, do not wake the infant King.
Soon comes the cross, the nails, the piercing,
then in the grave at last reposing;
sing lullaby!

Sing lullaby!
Lullaby! is the babe awaking?
Sing lullaby!
Hush, do not stir the infant King.
Dreaming of Easter, joyful morning.
conquering death, its bondage breaking:
sing lullaby!