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The Christ Child's Lullaby

Christ Child's Lullaby

This set is part of the following collections:

Christ Child's Lullaby setting 1:
Christ Child's Lullaby setting 2:
Christ Child's Lullaby setting 3:

This is a carol from the Hebrides which in Gaelic is called Taladh Chriosda. It's a beautiful tune, and I have given three settings:

  1. The beautiful simplicity of the basic tune, in A.
  2. A decorated version, influenced by the singing of Cathal McConnell (see below), in A
  3. A more detailed setting with many of the decorations in Cathal McConnell's unique vocal style. In G.

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |