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C 5761 WERE YOU THERE ON THAT CHRISTMAS NIGHT?

Natalie Sleeth
Optional 3-5 oct. Handbell Accomp. 1701

SSA

Also Available in Unison or Two Parts CF 190 SAB C 5032


& SATB (not compatible with the Handbell Accomp.) CF 213

THE NATALIE SLEETH


C H O R A L SE R I E S

Were You There on That


Christmas Night?
Words & Music by

Natalie Sleeth

1892
2012

120
YEARS OF
HOPE

HOPE

Publishing Company
Carol Stream IL 60188

Since 1892

www.hopepublishing.com

800-323-1049

For George

Were You There on That Christmas Night?


For S.S.A. Voices with Keyboard or Handbell* Accompaniment

Words and Music by


NATALIE SLEETH
With subdued intensity ( = c. 84)
F

Keyboard

Fsus

C/F

sempre legato

B /F

Csus

S.A. Unison

Dm

Were you there,

11

B 6

Christ

16

Csus C

light?

mas

night,

Am

Were you there

when the world

Dm

to be hold,

were you there

Am

was

lled

on that

with a

ho

Gm7

when the won der fore

ly

told came to

*This composition can be performed with our handbell publication Code No. 1701 for 3-5 octave handbells.
1976 and this Arr. 2012 Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188.
All rights reserved.
The copying of this music is prohibited by law and is not covered by CCLI, LicenSing, or OneLicense.net.

4
21

S. I, II
F

B /F

Csus

earth?

Did you see,

did you

A.

26

Dm

see

31

Gm

how they hailed

chose

him King,

to

bring?

Am

Did you see

Were You There on That Christmas Night?

with the gifts

Dm

how they bowed

Am

so

rare

that they

Gm

as they praised him

5
36

loud at

41

his

B /F

F7

his

C/B

how the

of

unis.

birth,

hear

46

birth.

choirs

Fmaj7

the

sight?

Were You There on That Christmas Night?

birth.

Am7

of

an

F7

Did you

Dm

gels

sang

Gm

at the

Did you hear

glo

ry

C/B

how the

bells

of

6
51

56

Am

Dm

heav

en

unis.

div. Gsus

rang

all

Did you know,

Csus

through

Dm

did you know

the

Gm

it was Gods

night?

own

Son,

Ah

the sal

Did you

rall.

61

va

know,

Am

tion

of

did you know

Were You There on That Christmas Night?

Gm7

the

world

it was Gods

Am

be

gun?

Did you know

own

Son,

the sal

va

it was

tion

7
66

Dm

Gm

love

that was sent from a

bove to

the

the

gun?

Did you know

of

71

world

Gm7

be

Am

div.

Did you know

sent from

76

bove

the

earth?

it was love

Dm

rall.

it was love

earth?

that was sent from a

Were you

rall.

Were You There on That Christmas Night?

B /F

that was

Gm7

bove?

to

Dm

there?

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