Star of wonder (SATB)
Music: Trad. Ukrainian arr. Vladimir Morozov
. Words: Trad. (Ukrainian) and Sheena Phillips (English)
performance time approx 3m 20s
Number 9 of 15 Ukrainian Christmas carols
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Now the carollers seem to be acting the rôle of Jesus' first visitors. It is not always clear whether they are addressing God, or Joseph, or their host.
Original Ukrainian words and an English singing translation both provided.SSA version
Star of wonder
High in the sky, shining from afar,
lighting the earth, hangs a silver star.
Good cheer to all, good cheer and health we wish to all.
Falling from heaven comes winter snow,
white is the path that we take below.
Greetings to you, sir, from everyone,
Pray take these gifts which we bring your Son.
Roundels and carols we chant and sing,
gifts for the baby, the new-born king.
Kind holy Father, pray keep us near,
Grant us a happy and fruitful year.
words by Sheena Phillips, based on Vladimir Morozov's translation. The original Ukrainian words are included in the score.
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