Sleep, Holy Babe
Christmas Carol - Christmas Hymn
Words : Rev. Edward Caswall (1814-1878), in The Rambler, June 1850, p. 528.
Music : Rev. John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876) Source : Bramley and Stainer, Christmas Carols New and Old, First Series (London : Novello, Ewer & Co., ca 1871). Carol no. 9.
This score is an Urtext reproduction of Bramley & Stainer's version Sleep, Holy Babe.
It is intended for intermediate-level piano or organ (manuals only).
Please take note that the following are editorial :
- The time signature is editorial, as the source does not contain any
- Measures 2 and 18 : ties were added for the sake of conformity with measures 1 and 4
- Measure 17 : the fermata is editorial (the source contains rather a whole note followed by a half note)
Duration : 01:18 per verse
Source : John Bacchus Dykes, Miscellaneous Hymn Tunes.
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