God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen - God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
The song God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen is a famous English Christmas carol from the 18th century.
An alternate title is God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen or God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen.
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (1843) refers to this song :
...at the first sound of God bless you merry, gentlemen! May nothing you dismay!, Scrooge seized the ruler with such energy of action, that the singer fled in terror, leaving the keyhole to the fog and even more congenial frost.
This score is an arrangement for choir SATB (soprano, alto, tenor and bass).
This arrangement was made by Sir John Stainer (1840-1901) as part of H.R. Bramley and Stainer's Christmas Carols New and Old, First Series.
It was first published in London in 1867.
For your greater enjoyment, this sheet music includes the complete lyrics in English (7 verses and chorus).
Duration : 01:55
Source : Christmas Hymns & Carols by Anonymous or Unknown Composers
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