8 Reply to “ What Child Is This ”

  1. Lyrics to 'What Child Is This' by Christmas Carols: What child is this, who, laid to rest, On Mary's lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is .
  2. What Child Is This? sheet music for flute. This flute music for What Child Is This? is in the key of A minor. Select the image below for a printable PDF of the melody. The string arrangement of the carol is in the key of E minor. Visit the What Child Is This? lead sheet page which features the carol in seven different keys. There you can find.
  3. 1 What child is this, who, laid to rest, on Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet while shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the king, whom shepherds guard and angels sing; haste, haste to bring him laud, the babe, the son of Mary! 2 Why lies he in such mean estate where ox and ass are feeding?
  4. The lyrics of What Child is This? were written in by Englishman William Chatterton Dix, who lived from to Unlike many of the writers of Christmas carols, Dix’s career was not centered around the church, and he was not a preacher or minister -- by profession, he was the manager of a marine insurance company, and he spent his spare time writing poetry.
  5. What Child is this, who laid to rest, On Mary's lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the King Whom shepherds guard and angels sing. Haste, haste to bring Him laud, The Babe, the Son of Mary. Why lies He in such mean estate Where ox and ass are feeding?
  6. Nov 06,  · Set during Christmas when possibly the most destructive Nazi blitz occurred, Rhys Bowen’s short story with seasonal carol title, “What Child Is This”, captures how unexpected events can move people to help and look out for each other, regardless of background and social standing/5().
  7. Dix’s text looks upon the Incarnation story (Luke 2, Matthew 2) with a sense of wonder, inquiring “What child is this whom angels greet?” And he answers the question, “This is Christ the King.”.
  8. Lyrics to 'What Child Is This (Greensleeves)' by Sarah McLachlan: What child is this, who, laid to rest On Mary's lap, is sleeping? Whom angels greet with voices sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the King.

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