Christmas (Barbara Rosen)

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  • (Posted 2020-08-31)  CPDL #60343:       
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2020-08-31).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Christmas
Composer: Barbara Rosen
Lyricist: Barbara Rosen

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: 4 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Composed: 2001

Description: The scene is the Renaissance Street Singers' annual caroling party.

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Original text and translations

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Everybody comes: alumni, grown children, the ghosts of the dead.
Out of the darkness, out of the cold, they come by ones, by twos, gathering.
The light of the fire that never goes out is reflected in their eyes:
the fire of hospitality, of welcome, of home.