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Polish carol: Lulajze Jezuniu (Lullaby, little Jesus) SATB choir a cappella. In English.

Composer
trad.
Year of composition
1850
Year of arrangement
2009
Lyricist
Polish trad., translator Douglas Brooks-Davies
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
5 minutes
Genre
Folk music
Instrumentation
Choir
Instrumental parts
Not available
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The loveliest of Polish carols and, surely, the most tender and beautiful of lullabies ever sung for the Christ Child. It is still not known widely enough in the English-speaking world, so I have retranslated and rearranged it. Some Polish choirs sing the first 2 verses only and repeat the refrain, but I prefer this fuller version which, even so, omits several possible additional verses.

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