High in the sky (SSA)
Music: Trad. arr. Vladimir Morozov
. Words: Trad. Ukrainian, trans. Sheena Phillips
performance time approx 2m 30s
Number 14 of 15 Ukrainian Christmas carols
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One more Christmas song before the party is over.
Ukrainian Christmas Carol for SSA voices a cappella, trad. arr. Vladimir Morozov. No. 14 of a set of 15.
High in the sky
High in the sky a star is aglow,
casting bright beauty here below.
A wave of salvation comes with the dawn:
born of a virgin is the Son.
Heaven and earth sing Aleluia!
Jesus is born! Gloria!
Lying on the straw in a poor cattle stall
rests our dear Lord, the king of all.
The people rush in and kneel on the floor,
greeting the child whom they adore.
Greetings we bring you, Christ new-born
Yours is the glory this joyful dawn.
Bless us with love and with you we'll stay
No ill can ever force us away
words by Sheena Phillips
based on a translation of the original Ukrainian provided by Vladimir Morozov
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