Winter Carol (Joseph Joachim Raff)

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  • CPDL #04047:      (Sibelius 2)
Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2002-10-04).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 144 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: Winter Carol
Composer: Joseph Joachim Raff

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Genre: SacredCarol

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Winter has come, tralalala,
welcome, welcome again, merrily mingling,
Sleighbells are jingling, ha, ha, tralalala,
Frosty the air!
Cheeks are aglow,
How swift they go.
The maidens fair, so fair,
Cold o'er the snow,
North wind doth blow,
Keener the pleasure,
Joy without measure,
the winter can bring,
Winter is king,.

Far down the stream,
frozen like glass,
gay skaters gleam,
Like birds they pass,
Maidens are racing
Lovers are chasing,
Hear the steel ringing,
hear the ice singing,
All ye who shiver
come to the river, ha, ha, ha, ha,
Tralalala.
Winter is Kingha, ha, ha, ha,
ha, ha, ha, winter is king.