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Saint Valentine’s Day

Lyrics (English folk tune, Lyrics by William Shakespeare) Good morrow, ‘tis Saint Valentine’s Day,All in the morning time,And I a maid* at your window,To be your Valentine. *optional lyric change: “your friend” See also Valentine’s Day songs songs in 6/8 …

Ring Out Wild Bells

Lyrics (Melody by George Y. Hume, publ. 1924, Lyrics by Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1809-1892) Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,The flying cloud, the frosty light,The year is dying in the night,Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring …

Santa Claus (O clap)

Lyrics (Melody by C. C. Roeske, 1889, Lyrics by Emilie Poulsson) O clap, clap the hands and sing out with glee,For Christmas is coming and merry are we!Now swift o’er the snow the tiny reindeerAre trotting and bringing good Santa …

The Manger Throne

Lyrics (Melody by C. Stegall, Lyrics by W. C. Dicks) 1. Like silver lamps on a distant shrine,The stars are sparkling bright,The bells of the city of God ring outFor the Son of Mary was born tonight.The gloom is past, …

When Christ was Born

Lyrics (Melody by A. H. Brown, Lyrics: Harlein manuscript, 15th century) 1. When Christ was born of Mary free,In Bethlehem, that fair city,Angels sang there with mirth and glee,“In excelsis Gloria.” RefrainIn excelsis Gloria,In excelsis Gloria,In excelsis Gloria,In excelsis Gloria. …

Le Petit Noël

Lyrics – French (Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, 1904) RefrainVoilà c’que le p’tit Noël M’apporte en cadeau du ciel. 1. Un mouton qui fait bé, bé,Bé, bé, bé, bé, Un ânon qui fait hi-han!Hi-han! Hi-han! Refrain 2. Un chien-chien qui fait ouah, ouah,Ouah, ouah, ouah, …

Sang til juletreet

Lyrics – Norwegian (Bokmål) Du grønne, glitrende træ, god dag!Velkommen, du som vi ser så gjerne,med julelys og med norske flagog høit i toppen den blanke stjerne!Ja den må skinne,for den skal mindeos om vor Gud! Den første jul, i …

Winds Through the Olive Trees

Lyrics (Melody by George W. Wilmot, Lyrics by Katherine Parker) 1. Winds through the olive trees,Softly did blow.‘Round little Bethlehem,Long, long ago. 2. Sheep on the hillsides layWhite as the snow,Shepherds were watching them,Long, long ago. 3. Then from the …

The Squirrel

Lyrics (Caroline Kohlsaat & Clara Belle Baker, publ. 1921) With bushy tail and bright shining eyesHe leaps from tree to tree,I bring him peanuts for a surprise,And then he leaps to me. See also songs about squirrels minor / modal …

Rise Up O Flame

Lyrics (Melody, Christoph Praetorius, 1500s, Lyrics Anonymous) Rise up o flame by thy light glowing,Show to us beauty, vision and joy. See also rounds minor / modal songs songs based on the minor pentascale songs in 3 YouTube https://youtu.be/5EbsvIe6ouE Song …

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