Child in a Manger

Child in a Manger

Words by Sally DeFord; Music by Katherine Wright. This lullaby is my Christmas Card Carol for 2021.

A Carol to the King

A Carol to the King

There are many songs with this title or something similar, so I figured I might as well add to the number. 🙂

Child in a Manger

Away in a Manger (“Slane” melody)

Familiar lyrics (with an extra verse of my own) are set to an old Irish melody called “Slane,” which we traditionally sing using the words to “Be Thou My Vision” or “Take Time to be Holy.” For solo or SSAATB choir.

Child in a Manger

He is Born, the Child Divine

13th century polish carol; Text and arrangement by Sally DeFord. Arranged for SATB choir, children’s chorus, flute and bells.

Child in a Manger

Guard Him, Joseph

Guard him, Joseph, as He slumbers; There behind the stable doors.

Child in a Manger

Gesù, Bambino

Music by Pietro Yon; Text by Frederick H. Martens; Arranged by Sally DeFord. For Solo, SATB or SSA, with optional flutes.

Child in a Manger

Deck the Halls

Traditional Christmas carol, arranged for simple jazz piano solo.