The Gift of gifts (Crys Armbrust)

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  • (Posted 2019-12-18)  CPDL #56341:     
Editor: Crys Armbrust (submitted 2019-12-18).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 126 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: The Gift of Gifts
Composer: Crys Armbrust
Lyricist: Barbara P Erskinecreate page

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Unknown
Genre: SacredCarol

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 2019
Description: A carol setting for vocal solo, unison choir, or C instrument with 1919 text by Tryon, NC, USA poet Barbara P. Erskine. Dedicated to the Memory of Sir Stephen J. Cleobury, CBE.

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Original text and translations

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Some may have costly gifts,
Some no gift at all.
But Jesus our Saviour
Comes to us all.

When kings from far brought gifts
On him bestowing.
Off'rings the humble brought
Had as fair shewing.

Poor is the gift I bring
Yet hath it merit,
Sign of the Gift of gifts,
Which all inherit

The Gift of gifts.