Coventry Carol

Coventry Carol

The darkest carol of Christmas gets the treatment it deserves in this gripping a cappella arrangement full of dissonance and tension that is sure to leave a lasting impression on audiences.

Difficulty: Advanced

Voicing: SATB

Accompaniment: A Cappella

Lyrics:

Lullay, thou little tiny child, by, by, lully, lullay. Lullay, thou little tiny child. By, by, lully, lullay.

O sisters too, how may we do, for to preserve this day, this poor youngling for whom we sing by, by. Lully. By, by. Lullay.

Herod the king in his raging charged he hath this day his men of might, in his own sight, all children young, to slay.

Then woe is me, poor child, for thee and ever mourn and say for thy parting nor say nor sing, by, by lully, lullay. By, by… By, by… By, by… By, by…

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