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Nigel Short

Away in a Manger (2006)

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Plays: 392


for SSAATTBB chorus & organ
Duration: 01 mins 58 secs

Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
(p) and (c) 2009 Signum Records
SIGCD182

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Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,
The little Lord Jesus lay down His sweet head.
The stars in the bright sky looked down where he lay,
The little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.

The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes,
The little Lord Jesus no crying he makes.
I love thee, Lord Jesus – look down from the sky
And stay by my side until morning is nigh.

Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask thee to stay
Close by me for ever, and love me, I pray.
Bless all the dear children in thy tender care,
And fit us for heaven, to live with thee there.

- Anonymous



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