ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH

 

FULL BAND

INTRO/INTERLUDES:  E     Esus

 

  E                           

Angels we have heard on high,

Sweetly singing o'er the plains;

And the mountains in reply,

Echoing their joyous strains.        

 

     Refrain

      E      A     E     B

     Glor_________ri_ a

      E     A      E     B

     In excelsis de—o

      E     A     E      B

     Glor_________ri_ a

      E     A     E     B   E

     In excelsis de ___o

 

  E     

Shepherds, why this jubilee?

Why your joyous strains prolong?

What the gladsome tidings be?

Which inspire your heavenly song?

 

     Refrain

 

  E     

Come to Bethlehem and see

Him whose birth the angels sing;

Come, adore on bended knee,

Christ the Lord, the newborn King.

 

     Refrain

 

  E     

See Him in a manger laid,

Jesus, Lord of heaven and earth; 

Mary, Joseph, lend your aid, 

With us sing our Savior’s birth.

 

     Refrain

Unknown author, tra­di­tion­al french car­ol

Recording and arrangement by Nathan Drake

ACOUSTIC

 

  D                          

Angels we have heard on high

Sweetly singing o'er the plains

And the mountains in reply,

Echoing their joyous strains       

 

 

Chorus

D        G       D       A

Glor_________ri_ a

D       G     D     A

In excelsis de o

D        G       D      A

Glor_________ri_ a

D       G     D     A   D

In excelsis de ___o

 

 

D

Shepherds, why this jubilee?

Why your joyous strains prolong?

What the gladsome tidings be

Which inspire your heavenly song?

      

       Chorus

D

Come to Bethlehem and see

Him Whose birth the angels sing;

Come, adore on bended knee,

Christ the Lord, the newborn King.

       Chorus

  D     

See Him in a manger laid,

Jesus, Lord of heaven and earth; 

Mary, Joseph, lend your aid, 

With us sing our Savior’s birth

 

       Chorus.

Unknown author, tra­di­tion­al french car­ol

Recording and arrangement by Nathan Drake