DARKE IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER PDF

From the ongoing Holst vs. The poem was first published in January In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan; Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. What can I give Him, Poor as I am?

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From the ongoing Holst vs. The poem was first published in January In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan; Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago.

What can I give Him, Poor as I am? The perennial carol is a stark contrast to most other Christmas songs, being simple and sombre in tone. It focuses on the birth of Jesus Christ, and features many images we associate with the nativity; the manger, a stable, angels, livestock and the Wise Men. The meaning of the words lie in their humble simplicity — the stable stood in a bleak midwinter's night is 'enough' for the baby Jesus.

This carol doesn't shout from the rooftops about Christmas cheer; instead, it focuses on the simplest yet truest gift of all, love. It was Holst who wrote the original setting for the text, but Edwin Darke followed shortly after in with a musical setting of his own. Both versions use similar rhythmic patterns, although Holst's setting is simpler than Darke's. The irregular measure of the poem also means that the melody has to be varied to fit the lyrics.

Darke , on the other hand, treats each verse differently and his version includes solos for soprano and tenor. He also repeats the final line of each verse. Cathedral choirs tend to favour this version, especially as it is the setting sung by the King's College Choir in their annual broadcast of Nine Lessons and Carols.

In , Darke's setting was voted by leading choirmasters and choral experts as the best Christmas carol. The carol was a popular Christmas choice during WWI, especially among soldiers.

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What are the lyrics to ‘In The Bleak Midwinter’ – and which version is better?

Harold Darke 's anthem setting of is more complex and was named the best Christmas carol in a poll of some of the world's leading choirmasters and choral experts in In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan; Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. What can I give Him, Poor as I am? In verse one, Rossetti describes the physical circumstances of the Incarnation in Bethlehem. In verse two, Rossetti contrasts Christ 's first and second coming. The third verse dwells on Christ's birth and describes the simple surroundings, in a humble stable and watched by beasts of burden.

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