I saw a light (Jeremy Rawson)

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  • (Posted 2009-09-08)  CPDL #20118:  Icon_pdf_globe.gif
Editor: Jeremy Rawson (submitted 2009-09-08).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 54 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: I saw a light
Composer: Jeremy Rawson

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAB
Genre: SacredCarol

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella or piano

First published: 2009
Description: A Christmas carol for Soprano, Alto and Baritone choir, with optional piano or organ accompaniment. The text is an anonymous 16th Century poem.

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Original text and translations

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The other night
I saw a light!
A star as bright as day!
And ever among
A maiden sung
By-by, baby, lullay.

This virgin clear
Who had no peer
Unto her son did say,
"I pray thee, som,
Grant me a boon
To sing by-by, lullay.

"Let child or man,
Whoever can
Be merry on this day,
And blessings bring
So I shall sing
By-by, baby, lullay."