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39. STAR CAROL Words and music by JOHN RUTTER arranged by KENNETH PONT Brightly (J = c.136) PIANO mf lightly mr oly Bly, 1. Sing this night, for a boy is born in Beth-le-hem, 2. An - gels bright, come from hea-ven’shigh-est glo - ry, Christ our Lord in a low-ly manger lies; Bring your gifts, comeand the news with its message of good cheer: “Sing, re - joice, for a ‘The original version ofthis carol, for mixed voices, optional children’s chorus, and piano, is on sale (X 233). © oxford Uaivrsiy Press 1976 Star carol 159 Pilightly to Beth - le- hem_ andseethe son_ of wor-ship at his cra - dle, Hur-ry to Beth - le-hem_ andseethe son_ of Kingiscome to save_ us, Hur-ry > — \ |Plightly dhe |i Ba. a 9-6, = . == —— Sh = = = re ss oe a shin - ing bright In the sky this___ Christ - mas_ Night! Ss a2 SS mf lightly Fol - low me joy - fal - by; Hur-ry to. Beth ~ le - hem. = af lightly 160 Star carol D.C. (p. 158) Ist time “\Ond time — —— andsee the son__ of Ma - ry! Pdolce e legato 3. See, he lies in his dolce e legato r Pr Pr P oad mo-ther’sten-der keep - ing; Je - sus Christ in her lov-ingarmsa-sleep. Shep - herds poor, come to worshipand a- dore_ him, Of-fer theirhum -ble gifts Star carol 161 — be-fore the son of Iheetc= P legato See his star } P legato Ba. 3 sim. Christ - mas Night! Fol low me joy ~ ful ~ by; Hur-ry to Beth - le-hem__ andsee the son of Ma -— ry! 162 Star carol Sf 4. Let us all pay our = hom-age at the man - ger, Sing his praise on this joy-ful Christmas Night; r f_* fF mf Christ is come, bring-ing pro-mise of sal-va - tion; Hur-ry to Beth - le-hem > > ? "a bd —— andsee the son_ of Ma Star carol 163 Lower voice optional 7 S > + See his star shin - ing bright ah. Christ - mas Night! joy - ful - ly; a 7 mf = > = Hur-ry to Beth - le -hem__ andsee the son of Ma - 1, > mf Poco largamente t= cree. TH o 2 r a oS! Hur-ry to Beth - le-hem__ and see the son_ of | Ma - ry!____ Bue = Boe = 5